Past Photos of the Week

A butterfly getting nectar in my garden. –Gina Sullivan, Ocean Isle, Brunswick EMC
I found the “The Kindred Spirit” mailbox atop one of the dunes on Bird Island. Volunteers care for the mailbox, leaving spiral binders with blank, lined paper, and pens too, allowing all visitors to record thoughts. —John Keilman, Southport, Brunswick EMC
My cousin's sunflower field and our daughter. I love everything about this picture! – Kristy Miller, Benson, South River EMC
Morning on the Pungo River, Belhaven. —Kathleen Eason, Pikeville
On our first trip to Oak Island in July, our granddaughter and our grandson enjoyed riding bikes with Poppy to the beach each morning. —Barbara Chapman, Taylorsville, EnergyUnited
Father and son on the Trent River. —Ashley Whitford, New Bern, Carteret-Craven Electric
Russells Creek in Beaufort at sunset. —Darlene Amick, Carteret-Craven Electric
In the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this doe let me get to within about 15 feet of it. Look how clean she is, right down to her hooves! —Paul DuBose, Waxhaw, Union Power
I have always loved sunflowers, so after we were married my husband planted a field for me. He plants about 1.5 acres on the farm his parents left to him in Longwood, Brunswick County. —Renee Long, Tabor City, Brunswick Electric
This is our barn in the Erect community of Randolph County. The picture was actually taken of the roses, but the barn stole the spotlight. —James Langley, Seagrove, Randolph EMC
The Spanish wild mustangs roam wild and free where the pavement for NC Hwy. 12 ends in Corolla on the Outer Banks. This beautiful herd came strolling by on an afternoon walk, lazily making their way to nowhere. —Jill Gunter, Bear Creek, Randolph EMC
When our youngest son Willie, 11 months old here, visited his Grammy and Pa Johnson one morning, he quickly became a Silver Queen shucking professional. —Angela Ramsey, Statesville, EnergyUnited
This is Lily, 14 months old and full of personality, in a gorgeous flower field near our home in Sanford. —Whitney Atkins, Sanford
One day last spring my little sister told me to grab the camera and come outside with her. She showed me this bird just sitting there looking around. —Ariel Mahoney, Hillsborough, Piedmont EMC
A peaceful sunset over New River. You can't beat the stillness and beauty. –Amanda Adams, Camp Lejeune
Jaxon and Jaycee Hicks stealing our hearts. —Casey and Jamie Hicks, Danbury, Energy United
Taken from Oak Island Beach at sunset. —Dan Mathison, Southport, Brunswick EMC
One day during a ride through Cherokee Nation, we spotted a small sign that said
For our 4th wedding anniversary, my husband and I took a trip to Bryson City in the mountains. We went hiking in Deep Creek Park. —Heather Jones, Zebulon, Wake Electric
My 3-year-old son, Jaxon, enjoying a walk on Oak Island at sunset. —Wendy Browning, Star, Randolph EMC
En route from Mooresville to Salisbury, I saw this small American flag on an old building. —Anthony Church, Statesville, EnergyUnited
At Pik 'n Pig at the airfield in Carthage, I loved this old plane that was out front. Did it in black and white to make it look more authentic. —Angela Poplin, Lilesville, Pee Dee Electric
We took our children to Carrot Island near Beaufort to see wild horses. We took a dingy over and beached it across from Beaufort waterfront. —Ada Bowers, Warrenton, Halifax EMC
Hoping for a prince. —Robin Stallings, Elizabeth City, Albemarle EMC