Quantcast


Last updated: October 14. 2013 6:03PM - 2429 Views
By - jpeters@civitasmedia.com - 336-719-1931



Story Tools:

Font Size:

Social Media:

To the Editor,


There have been recent opinions quoted citing concerns for future of Mount Airy/Mayberry tourism as Andy Griffith fans age. What is perhaps forgotten by many lifelong residents of the Mount Airy area, is just how wonderful a place this is to live in!


There have been numerous states in our past professional lives — some wonderful, some not so great-this area is by far the most pleasant of them all to live in. We chose this location — there is of course natural beauty, wonderful community activities, great climate, etc.


And then there are the people. Nice people! Recently I was exiting Mayberry Shoe Repair. I did not have any bundles at the time, but the young gentlemen entering had his arms full of shoes to be fixed. As he noticed I was heading out the door, he quickly stepped back to hold the door open for me. After I suggested it was not necessary, his simple comment was: Ma’am, this is Mayberry, it’s how we roll.”


Nice people make all the difference and are why you have folks returning year after year to visit a community like this.


Linda Davis


Lowgap


Comments
All user comments are subject to our Terms of Service. Users may flag inappropriate comments.
comments powered by Disqus



Featured Businesses


Poll



Info Minute



Gas Prices

Mount Airy Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com