By MARTHA WAGGONER 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… More
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andy Griffith led by example on the set of his television show, teaching a 6-year-old boy that true leadership requires not only confidence and hard work… More
TV paid tribute to one of its own this week when American icon Andy Griffith died practically on the eve of July Fourth. Behold — this week’s Top Five …
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The death certificate for Andy Griffith says the actor’s death earlier this week was caused by a heart attack. The certificate says the 86-year-old had suffered… More
By TED ANTHONY Close your eyes and picture it: small-town America. It has a little post office, of course. A general store, too, and a fishing hole. There’s a barber… More
Through his decades-long career, Andy Griffith was beloved, yet somehow taken for granted. He early on gained immortality as Sheriff Andy Taylor. But his skill at playing cornpone decency blinded fans to his ability to master other roles.
By MARTHA WAGGONER RALEIGH, N.C. — Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in “Andy Griffith Show” and the rumpled defense lawyer in “Matlock,”… More
Andy Griffith and Ernest Borgnine were among those who saluted George Lindsey — TV’s Goober — at a memorial service in Nashville.
WASHINGTON – Actor Andy Griffith has a new role: pitching President Barack Obama’s health care law to seniors in a cable television ad paid for by Medicare. The TV star… More
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – The actress who played Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show‘ was robbed in the town that inspired the show’s idyllic Mayberry setting, after moving to the… More