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There's an old adage that instructs writers to write about what they know. The husband-and-wife country duo Thompson Square takes that advice to heart. Keifer and Shawna Thompson put their relationship at the center of many of their songs. "You have...
Just a few minutes before 5:30 a.m. Friday, in 42-degree weather, five residents pull into Estancia High School. One by one, they park their cars in the lot next to the campus tennis courts. It's still dark outside. Quiet. Most of the people who use...
There was a time early in Robert Townsend's career when he might have spoofed the "urban high school trying to make a difference" movie. His new film, "In the Hive" (opening at the Chatham 14 Theaters on Friday and playing this weekend on BET) certainly...
The former home of Don Knotts in Glendale is for sale at $1.295 million. The Colonial Revival house, built in 1934, has been restored and updated. Features include a foyer that steps down to the living room, wood-beam ceilings, a decorative fireplace,...
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It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year. •Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
Absolute power corrupts absolutely. But when the right actor finds the path straight into a corrupt soul on fire, a strange kind of joy erupts on screen — a sense of true discovery and excitement. This is what Andy Griffith brought to his film...
CNNMANTEO, N.C. -- Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said. Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, according to Dare County,...
ON THE SITE... Two airlines announce new service from BWI: Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start twice-daily nonstop service on Sept. 6 from BWI to Fort Lauderdale and daily nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth. On...
Associated PressRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86. Griffith died about 7 a.m. at his coastal home, Dare...
Early in the second season of "The Andy Griffith Show," I ventured a suggestion for a line change to make it sound more "like the way a kid would say it." I was just 7 years old. But my idea was accepted and I remember standing frozen, thrilled at what...
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WDBJ7 News DirectorYour Hometown News Leader, WDBJ7, presents "From Mt. Airy to Mayberry-Remembering Andy Griffith," on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 7 p.m. Senior reporter Joe Dashiell traces the iconic history of TVs "The Andy Griffith Show," and personal recollections of...
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