Andy Griffith will always be with us
|Hometown:||Mount Airy, NC|
|High School:||Mount Airy|
|Born:||June 1, 1926|
|Died:||July 3, 2012|
Andy Griffith first achieved fame in 1953 when he recorded a 45 RPM record featuring “What It Was Was Football” on one side and his...Saturday June 23, 2018
Still searching for the real Andy Griffith
Before he died five Julys ago at his Manteo estate on the Outer Banks, Andy Griffith might have realized he’d leave the world guessing about...
Friday December 29, 2017
UNC has impressive young alumni in a variety of fields
Andy Griffith, Michael Jordan, Mia Hamm — need I name more? UNC is home to some amazing people who have made their mark following graduation...
Friday July 7, 2017
How crazy would it be if Tar Heels, Gamecocks meet in NCAA title game?
An all-Carolinas national final in the NCAA tournament could be only a week away. Can you wrap your mind around it? Just think: Gamecocks vs...
Monday March 27, 2017
Jeffrey Hayden, TV Director and UNC Alum, Dies at 90
Jeffrey Hayden, a director, producer and writer for television, film and the theater and the husband of Oscar-winning actress Eva Marie Saint, has died. He...
Thursday January 5, 2017
Andy Griffith's Daughter Remembers Her Late Dad — "He Wasn't the Typical Hollywood Type"
Summer residents of Roanoke Island, N.C., became accustomed to the sight of a familiar-looking man running errands to the hardware store barefoot, or sometimes without...Wednesday May 25, 2016
Photos: Andy Griffith performs prior to UNC-N.C. State game (Kenan Stadium, September 25, 1954)
Andy Griffith, five years after graduating from UNC, performed 'What It Was, Was Football' on September 25, 1954, prior to the Carolina-N.C. State game in...
Thursday November 26, 2015
Despite what you've heard, Andy Griffith lives on
Aw, shucks; we were just confused, is all. That's the best explanation I know of as to how Andy Griffith "died" twice. Earlier this year,...
Thursday August 20, 2015
Chip Kelly's play sheet is an ode to 'The Andy Griffith Show'
The always inventive and esoteric Chip Kelly has confounded the NFL with his play calling. It turns out he learned it all from The Andy...
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Video: Andy Griffith's 'What It Was, Was Football'
Andy Griffith's 1953 comedy routine on college football, in honor of his 85th birthday today. The entertainer graduated from UNC in 1949 and is best...
Sunday June 1, 2014