George Lindsey Jr. proud to see Goober’s spirit is living on

George Lindsey Jr. proud to see Goober’s spirit is living on

After missing last year with an illness, Goober’s son is happy to be back at Mayberry Days.George Lindsey Jr., son of the late actor who played ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Mayberry tourney mixes fun, sport

Mayberry tourney mixes fun, sport

Had Andy Griffith attended an event Thursday at Cross Creek Country Club, he might have given it the title of “What It Was, Was Golf.”Beca...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Prettiest girl in first grade’ returns to Mayberry

‘Prettiest girl in first grade’ returns to Mayberry

“The prettiest girl in the first grade” has returned to Mayberry Days for a second time.Joy Ellison, as Mary Wiggins, was so proclaimed by...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


New charges in murder case

New charges in murder case

DOBSON — The ongoing investigation into a July murder continues to bring forth new charges against two suspects.Matthew Ray Lawson and Candace L...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Ronnie Schell still getting laughs after 60 years

Ronnie Schell still getting laughs after 60 years

Back in the day when he was playing Vegas nightclubs and working as a costar in the comedy “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” Ronnie Schell earned the...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Possible Mayberry Mall sale announced

Possible Mayberry Mall sale announced

A potential solution for ongoing structural problems at Mayberry Mall — its possible acquisition by a new owner — emerged unexpectedly Thu...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


‘Country Boy’ part of Mayberry Days

‘Country Boy’ part of Mayberry Days

Although he didn’t invent it himself, bluegrass musician LeRoy Mack McNees has done much to perpetuate a phrase heard on “The Andy Griffit...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Knotts ties up two days with shows

Knotts ties up two days with shows

Karen Knotts, the daughter of famed actor Don Knotts, will perform two shows this week as part of the Mayberry Days festivities.Knotts, making her eig...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Titan named employee of year

Titan named employee of year

Bobby Titan, right, water treatment operator for the city of Mount Airy, is shown during a recent council meeting while being recognized as public wor...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Charges filed in hospice store break-in

Charges filed in hospice store break-in

A Surry County man has been charged with felony violations stemming from the break-in and ransacking of a hospice store in Mount Airy last week just b...

September 20th, 2017 |