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 […]

Autumn Leaves Festival in Mount Airy: October 9-11, 2009

The Autumn Leaves Festival is an event sponsored by the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce to celebrate our cultural music and craft heritage. This is the 43rd Annual year of the Autumn Leaves Festival and it will be held on October 9-11, 2009. This event is one of the longest running in-and most successful-events […]

Mount Airy News: Tourism remains a leading industry in state and county!

Tourism remains one of the leading industries in North Carolina and Surry County, according to an economic impact study that shows the tourism brought $87 million to Surry County in 2008, an increase of 4.4 percent from 2007. Surry County also rose from ranking 40th in tourism expenditures in the state to 39th. The county’s […]