Posted - 08/29/2012 : 2:59:39 PM
Industry awards presented at annual Governor's Tourism Conference
"Commissioner Lamar Paris of Union County was awarded the Tourism Champion in Government Award for showing extraordinary support by an elected official. His accomplishments include the acquisition and development of a golf course, a campground, covered horse arena and heritage center. In addition, Paris provided financial support to develop the county’s first tourism marketing plan which allows all lodging tax to be spent on tourism."