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SNAP BACK IN TIME – 1981 – It was the hottest June in 25 years

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

Friday, July 3, 1981

Armory

When the National Guard Armory was complete, the old one on North Third Street would go to the Albemarle Schools.

Board

The Stanly County Commissioners Monday night approved a budget for 1981-82 based on a tax rate of 73 cents per $100 valuation, unchanged from the past year, and a property valuation of $764 million, $29 million more than the year before.

Heat

June was hottest June since the SNAP began keeping weather records in 1953. The average temperature for the month was 78.13 degrees.

The previous hottest June was 1956 with an average temperature of 76.3 and 1969 with 76.2.