Two tenants have announced they are closing their Towne Mall stores, which has fueled rumors about a possible closure of the shopping center in Elizabethtown on social media.

While these rumors have been spread for years, Emani Tee Masaniai, Macerich general manager for the mall, said Tuesday in an emailed statement that social media has provided a boost to the theories.

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