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Georgia Lt. Governor candidate visiting ‘Ozark’ set in Gwinnett

A candidate for Georgia lieutenant governor is visiting the set of Netflix series “Ozark” on Monday, his campaign announced.

Former state Sen. Rick Jeffares, a Republican from Henry County, is visiting the set at Best Friend Park in Norcross. Jeffares has been conducting a “Dirty Jobs” tour of Georgia in order to highlight industries that do not require workers with a four-year education and could utilize those with technical training, according to a campaign release.


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“Our rapidly expanding film industry is a perfect example of the need for increased technical education in Georgia,” Jeffares said in the release. “These are serious cool careers that pay well and are exciting.”

“Ozark” is filming its second season, and parts of its first were also filmed in Gwinnett County. While set in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri, the series has filmed in Lawrenceville, Duluth, Norcross and Peachtree Corners. It stars Jason Bateman, who received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for his performance in the first season.


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