SNAP BACK IN TIME – 1966 – The coldest morning in over three years

Published 11:29 am Tuesday, February 2, 2021

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SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear.

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1966


Monday morning was the coldest in Albemarle in more than three years. The mercury had dropped to 5 degrees in the official government thermometer early Monday, according to weatherman W.J. Rowland.

It was the coldest morning since Dec. 13, 1962, when the official reading was 0 degrees, the coldest in the past 20 years in Albemarle.

Post Office

The appointment of Irvin R. Boaz, superintendent of mails since 1948, as assistant postmaster of the Albemarle office had been announced by Postmaster L.D. Cain.


Congressman James T. Broyhill would be the speaker Feb. 4 at the annual banquet of the Albemarle Junior Woman’s Club.


Dr. Francis R. Green of Albemarle was president and medical representative for the Stanly County Heart Association.

Motor Club

C.L. Morton of Albemarle, State Motor Club district manager for Stanly County, had received the company’s Merit Award for outstanding performance during 1965.