How ‘Walking Dead’ is luring fans to Senoia

Often, the characters on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” are running away from anything involving a zombie.

But people in Senoia, approximately a 45-minute drive south of Atlanta, are embracing zombies and all else that comes with having the hit TV show film in their area.

Want a tour of places you see in the show? Then “The Touring Dead” is for you.

How about some zombie jerky? Yep, that can be found, too.

Senoia — pronounced Seh-noy by locals — is intent on luring "walker stalkers" (the nickname for fans of "The Walking Dead"). The TV show has breathed new life into the area like the resurrected dead. In 2007, the town had only seven businesses on and around its main drag. Today more than 50 operate.

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