Mt. Airy: Tough times for Mayberry

A mule-drawn wagon charges tourists $5 a head for a tour of Mt. Airy, North Carolina — Andy Griffith’s home town and the inspiration for Mayberry, the fictional town where Andy Taylor — Griffith’s character in the long-running television series — served as sheriff. But Griffith left Mt. Airy long ago, his show fades in […]