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Church buys WSLS property in downtown Roanoke

Thalhimer
Thalhimer

ROANOKE, Va. – It's official: The WSLS building in downtown Roanoke is sold. 

First Baptist Church is buying the 20,000 sq. ft. Church Avenue property for $1.2 million. Two parking lots are included in the sale. 

The plan is for WSLS to move into a property on 5th Street in about five months. That space is close to the Berglund Center. 

The church expressed interest immediately after the building was listed.