Mayberry Community in New Brockton Recognize Nationwide

A housing subdivision under construction in the Wiregrass is drawing name recognition nationwide.

More than 130-homes are being constructed in the Mayberry community in New Brockton.

At the town council meeting, New Brockton Mayor Charles Cole says he's received inquiries from people as far away as Indiana and California.

Mayor Cole also says they want to live in a community named after the popular 1960's CBS television sitcom.

Several homes have already been completed:

"Some people call from as far away as Illinois. They want to buy a home... they want to know what it’s about. Where it is, what its happening," said Mayor Cole

Mayor Cole envisions the new Mayberry subdivision pumping renewed life and interest into the area.