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It's all about balance. The Tar Heel Traveler made his way to the hometown of Andy Griffith to meet a former monk turned moonshiner.
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.
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.
Today, Ben Currin does lots of volunteer work in Mount Airy. He plays music for people at nursing homes and helps with the Mayberry Days festival every September.
WRAL's Tar Heel Traveler is celebrating Mayberry and Mount Airy and the old Andy Griffith Show.
There was a Walker's Soda Fountain Drugstore in the early episodes of the Andy Griffith Show. And there's one today in Mount Airy, an old-timey place serving burgers and dogs and shakes and floats.
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.
It's the diner in Mount Airy made famous in the Andy Griffith Show. Snappy Lunch is as popular as ever, and so is its world-famous pork chop sandwich!
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.
Scott Mason, our Tar Heel Traveler, has the inspiring story of a former female placekicker from Mount Airy who has lined up to make the kick of her life.
"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.
The 30th annual Mayberry Days Festival, which celebrates all things involving "The Andy Griffith Show" is next week in Mount Airy. Scott Mason, our Tar Heel Traveler, features an actor lookalike and the Aunt Bee Room.
If you've never heard of it, you're in for a unique treat found in Surry County. Scott Mason, the Tar Heel Traveler, was in Mount Airy with the world's only dessert of its kind.