State commissioner presents towering check

Tennessee Commissioner of Tourist Development Mark Ezell presented a $43,203 check Tuesday morning to Paris officials for improvements to the Eiffel Tower that are about 75 percent completed. He said he was very impressed with the landmark in Eiffel Tower Park, saying, “This is the branding that we want to see across the State of Tennessee. … You’re doing a great job” improving the photo opportunities at the tower.

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