Andy Griffith

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Andy Griffith widow to raze his home

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront, upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or Graceland-type estate.


Visitors go to Mount Airy looking for Mayberry

By Martha Waggoner, Associated Press In the town of Mayberry from “The Andy Griffith Show,” a small-town sheriff and his trusty deputy always outwitted big-city crooks, and problems never got much bigger than a trigger-happy […]


Beloved actor Andy Griffith dies at 86

(AP) – Andy Griffith, whose homespun mix of humor and wisdom made “The Andy Griffith Show” an enduring TV favorite, has died. He was 86. Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie says in statement Griffith died […]


George Lindsey, known as TV's Goober Pyle, dies

(AP) – George Lindsey, who made a TV career as a grinning service station attendant named Goober on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Hee Haw,” has died. He was 83. Lindsey was the beanie-wearing Goober […]



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