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Meet the Andy Griffith who's going after fracking polluters

Grist - 09 Jul 2014
Back when I was a city reporter in San Francisco, one of my jobs was to take the daily crime report and type it up in a friendly, engaging way. The crime report was pretty par for any major metropolitan area: mugged, burgled, occasionally shot, or stabbed.
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Full week of 'Mayberry Days' festivities underway in Mount Airy

WXII The Triad - 18 Sep 2017
All Mayberry Days events take place at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, Historic Earle Theatre, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre or Blackmon Amphitheatre except "The Emmett" with the Dinner & Entertainment on Thursday at Cross Creek Country Club. A full event ...
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'Prettiest girl in first grade' returns to Mayberry

Mount Airy News - 24 Sep 2017
Joy Ellison, as Mary Wiggins, was so proclaimed by Opie, played by Ron Howard, in a first-season episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” called “Beauty Contest.” In that episode, Ellison was crowned Miss Mayberry Junior by Sheriff Andy with an upside-down ...
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Remembering Andy Griffith's 'What It Was, Was Football'

Greensboro News & Record - 27 Aug 2017
A couple of generations after Andy Griffith recorded the comedy routine that made him a star, “What It Was, Was Football” keeps reaching new audiences. It even helped an Asheboro cartoonist win an Emmy a couple of years back. But Griffith almost failed ...
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Bettina Linke returning to 'Mayberry'

Mount Airy News - 19 Sep 2017
Bettina Linke, who will be among the special guests at Mayberry Days this week, is pictured in the 1970s with Andy Griffith and her husband, Richard O. Linke, who died last year. He was the associate producer of “The Andy Griffith Show” and the Mount ...
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Mayberry RE-imagined

Winston-Salem Journal - 30 Aug 2017
Mount Airy was never quite Mayberry. The fictional North Carolina town portrayed in one of the 1960s' most popular TV shows, The Andy Griffith Show, was spared real-world issues of that turbulent decade such as school desegregation, assassinations, and ...
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'Country Boy' part of Mayberry Days

Mount Airy News - 21 Sep 2017
LeRoy McNees, center, is shown with fellow musician Ginger Boatwright and Mount Airy Commissioner Steve Yokeley during a previous "Mayberry Days" visit. McNees appeared in two episodes of "The Andy Griffith Show" as a member of a band called The ...
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Do You Know These Facts About 'The Andy Griffith Show'?

LifeZette - 29 Aug 2017
Griffith's hometown, Mount Airy, North Carolina, is the inspiration for Mayberry. The community of 10,000 residents is home to the Andy Griffith Museum and the annual "Mayberry Days" celebration, which attracted nearly 50,000 visitors for the show's ...
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Knotts ties up two days with shows

Mount Airy News - 21 Sep 2017
Knotts, making her eighth visit to the Granite City, has a performance Friday morning at the Historic Earle Theatre on Main Street called “A Deputy's Daughter.” Then she has “Tied Up in Knotts” on Saturday at the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Both shows ...
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Andy, Don and the ghosts of Mayberry

Mount Airy News - 21 Sep 2017
Daniel de Visé, author of “Andy and Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American Television Show,” and Terry Collins, author of “The Andy Griffith Story: An Illustrated Biography,” will be the focus of the first in the museum's fall “History ...
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Thelma Lou right at home in Mayberry

Mount Airy News - 20 Sep 2017
Of course, moving to Andy Griffith's hometown, the place upon which he based his fictional Mayberry, has helped revitalize her celebrity status. In addition to her regular appearance at Mayberry Days, she signs autographs at the Andy Griffith Museum on ...
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Ronnie Schell still getting laughs after 60 years

Mount Airy News - 22 Sep 2017
Ronnie Schell, playing the character Jim Martin, along with Frances Bavier's Aunt Bee, in the “The Andy Griffith Show” episode “The Foster Lady.” Schell made a return appearance later in the series, playing Bernie in the episode “Emmett's Anniversary.”.
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A pixie dust-covered life

Mount Airy News - 21 Sep 2017
Of course, for many of the Mayberry faithful in town this week for the annual Mayberry Days, she is equally well known for two appearances on “The Andy Griffith Show,” first as Bess Muggins, in episode 11 of the first season, and later as Helen Scobey ...
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Go See Do: Saturday, Sept. 23

Winston-Salem Journal - 23 Sep 2017
“Andy and Don — the Real Men of Mayberry,” Terry Collins and Daniel de Visé will discuss Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, as revealed in their books, “The Andy Griffith Story” and “Andy & Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show.
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Books chronicle history of television

Shelbyville Times-Gazette - 24 Sep 2017
We can offer you a chance to see "The Beverly Hillbillies," "The Andy Griffith Show," "The Bob Newhart Show," "The Rifleman," "The Lone Ranger" and "Bonanza." While watching the Emmy Awards weekend before last, I was reminded of how much I enjoyed, ...
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Mayberry Days — bigger than ever

Mount Airy News - 17 Sep 2017
From that tournament to the end of Saturday, the days are jammed-packed with shows, talks, and displays related to “The Andy Griffith Show.” “Those people, the ones coming in early, say they want to have the Mayberry experience for a whole week.”.
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KIRBY: No phone; no problem

The Augusta Chronicle - 24 Sep 2017
Almost immediately after the storm, they said, both noticed the lack of ringing to disrupt TV re-runs of Columbo or Andy Griffith. There were suddenly no unneeded solicitations from call center telemarketers. There were no political or marketing ...

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