Andy Griffith Tribute Articles

When our beloved “Mayberry Creator” passed away on July 3rd, 2012 the Mayberry Community reacted in kind by paying tribute after tribute on the web. Facebook absolutely exploded, as did other social networks. Soon afterward, many articles began to surface detailing Andy’s life, contributions and legacy. It’s amazing when you stop and think about how […]

Plymouth, NC – Mayberry on the Roanoke River

Stroll Plymouth, NC’s Water Street along the riverfront  and in just four short blocks you’ll discover the top-rated Port ‘O Plymouth history/Civil War museum, The Roanoke River Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, a wildlife museum that offers a hands-on experience about local and exotic animals, a riverfront boardwalk and the Rail Switch Nature Trail. Browse waterfront […]

Edenton aims to draw tourists with new businesses

Source: HamptonRoads.com The Virginian-Pilot © October 18, 2009 By Connie Sage,  Correspondent EDENTON, N.C. With a 12 percent jobless rate, this tourism-dependent community of 5,000 has been hit hard by the recession. But entrepreneurs are hoping that more than a half-dozen new or planned restaurants, inns and a yacht club will lure guests to historic […]

Davidson, NC Selected For NC Main Street Program

Source: The Davidsonian By Katie Lovett On Tuesday, Sep. 22, town officials received word that Davidson has been accepted into the North Carolina Main Street program. According to the North Carolina Main Street Center, the program “helps small towns to recognize and preserve their historic fabric” by utilizing local resources to “build on their unique […]

Upcoming Book Signings at Mayberry Days

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Mayberry Days, the annual pilgrimage for all Andy Griffith Show fans to the town that started it all, Mount Airy, NC. I go to Mount Airy often since I am fortunate enough to live about 25 minutes away. I see all walks of life walking around downtown…all of […]