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1490
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Mount Airy, the town that inspired Mayberry (setting of the Andy Griffith Show), is no longer a sleepy little hamlet. Yet while diverse industries and modern life have caused changes, the town still tries to live up to Mayberry's mythical standards.
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2610
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Stage plays, movies, and two popular television shows - \"The Andy Griffith Show\" and \"Matlock\" - have made Andy Griffith possibly the most recognizable North Carolinian in the nation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 55 Issue 6, Nov 1987, p12-16, il
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5999
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North Carolina's favorite son, Andy Griffith, reflects on his life and career as a stage, movie, and television actor. Griffith is famous for his television show, \"The Andy Griffith Show,\" in which he played a small-town sheriff.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 5, Oct 2003, p32-34, 36, il, por Periodical Website
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13491
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Andrew Samuel Griffith is Mt. Airy, North Carolina's gift to the circle of funny men, enjoying a fame he really didn't seek.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 31, Jan 1954, p3, f
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16857
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Andy Griffith, born in Mount Airy, addressed the North Carolina Literary and historical Association in Raleigh on November 19, 1982 to mark the groups 82nd annual meeting. He spoke of his fondness for the state, reminiscing about his familial ties and focusing on childhood anecdotes.
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17325
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Hughes recounts Andy Griffith's talk at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1978 and the role Orville Campbell, owner and publisher of The Chapel Hill Newspaper, played in launching his career.
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27771
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Andy Griffith passed away at his Roanoke Island home on Tuesday. Members of North Carolina’s arts community share their thoughts about the actor. Allan Gurganus, Clyde Edgerton, Eddie Huffman, George Holt, Mike Dillon, and Art Menius share their thoughts on Griffith’s character, talent, and impact on the state of North Carolina.
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29158
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Mount Airy, North Carolina--best known as Mayberry--brought the small town vibe of North Carolina to everyone in the United States thanks to Andy Griffin.
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30739
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The Andy Griffith museum in Mount Airy sits next to the Andy Griffith Playhouse, about a half-mile from the actor’s boyhood home. Officially opened late September, the museum boasts the largest collection of Griffith memorabilia. The museum collection comes from a collector named Emmett Forrest, and donations from other actors.
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34464
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Andy Griffith, well-known entertainer, died on July 3 at his home in the Outer Banks. Looking back over his career, Griffith accredits his show at the 1955 N.C. League of Municipalities and subsequent creation of the “What It Was, Was Football” monologue for his rise in stardom.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 7, July 2012, p3, il, por
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34948
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The Andy Griffith Show put a spotlight on small-town North Carolina life. The fictional town of Mayberry was inspired by the real hometown of Andy Griffith- Mount Airy. To many people in North Carolina, Mayberry represents everything about small-town life including the close-knit community, the amicable people, and the lifestyle that Andy Griffith himself personified.
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38258
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Described by the author and displayed in photographs by Patrick Schneider is a Waterside Theatre performance of Paul Green’s The Lost Colony. Words and pictures collaboratively explain the enduring mystique of his play and the Roanoke Island colonists’ story.
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38262
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Mount Airy vacillates cashing in on a connection to Andy Griffith and the TV series the town inspired. Pride in their native son is displayed in facilities such as the Andy Griffith Museum and Mount Airy Visitors Center. A preference to cleave to the town’s identity is expressed by younger generations who want Mount Airy to be just Mount Airy. Willingness to heighten a connection to the classic comedy is reflected in Mayberry Consignments and Mayberry Days.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 2, July 2012, p86-88, 90, 92-94, 96 Periodical Website