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"There's been a zombie outbreak, an infestation and we've quarantined them but it's up to you to come out and kill them til they're dead," said Beardsley Grimbeard, the costumed host of Millers Thrillers.
The brand new zombie shoot 'em up ride is the most popular attraction at the 30-acre park.
"It's really cool, you jump on a hay ride and on the sides of the trailer are paintball guns and as zombies come at you, you shoot them in the face, which is great," Beardsley said.
And if you're worried about hurting the zombies, don't be. Organizers say they're fully protected.
" It s not dangerous at all, Beardsley said. "We do a really good job of making sure everyone is padded up, in masks and all that stuff."
If shooting zombies isn't your idea of family fun, there's still plenty to do at Millers Thrillers.
"The middle area is a real fun entertainment where you can get some hot chocolate and hang out by the bonfire and just spend the whole night here," Beardsley said.
It also features a drum line of the undead or you can test your bravery...
"At the haunted woods attraction where we stop looking for you at midnight and then we ll come looking for you in the morning," Beardsley said.
But Eli Chesnut, who celebrated his 9th birthday at the park said he clearly had a favorite part.
"Shooting zombies with paintballs," Chesnut said. "I mean seriously!"
If you want to shoot some zombies yourself, Sunday is your last chance. The Millers Thrillers park is open from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 28 2012, 10:20 AM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
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