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Mayberry Days celebrates The Andy Griffith Show and its connection to Mount Airy. Ronnie Schell is one of the former actors in town looking back at his career at the impact the show had on his life.
A 5-year-old-child landed a legendary television role. It all began with a father who was a film editor.
Joy Ellison still connects with fans of the Andy Griffith show in Mount Airy.
Sunday, April 10, 2022 -- In 1989, some North Carolina Democratic leaders had tried to recruit Andy Griffith to run against incumbent Republican Jesse Helms for the U.S. Senate. Internal polls showed Andy could win the race, some said. Andy rejected the push and was wise to do so. He might well have won and his very private self would have hated the very public job.
Rodney Dillard is part of the bluegrass group The Dillards who in the 1960s appeared as The Darlings on TV's The Andy Griffith Show.
WRAL's Tar Heel Traveler is celebrating Mayberry and Mount Airy and the old Andy Griffith Show.
An Aunt Bee lookalike lives in Mount Airy and keeps a room full of artifacts from the actress who played Aunt Bee on the Andy Griffith Show.
Our Tar Heel Traveler speaks with a retired history professor who has studied "The Andy Griffith Show" and reveals fascinating cultural influences tucked within many episodes.
It is Black History Month, and our Tar Heel Traveler tells the story of a young boy's big break and how he helped break the color barrier on national TV.
Karen Knotts, the daughter of Don Knotts, recently visited Mount Airy, the inspiration for the town of Mayberry in "The Andy Griffith Show. Don Knotts played Deputy Barney Fife on the show, and his daughter reflects on his comedy.
"The Andy Griffith Show" debuted on Oct. 3, 1960. We find Scott Mason, our Tar Heel Traveler in Mount Airy, which just hosted its 30th annual Mayberry Days Festival. He profiles a familiar face from the show.