Past Photos of the Week

I have been taking pictures of rivers and waterfalls all over western North Carolina, but this is the first time I ever saw and got a picture of a vortex, and it was within a mile of my home. —Joyce Hooper, Canton, Haywood EMC
My sweet Granny. On tobacco priming days, she brought out cold Sun Drop, Nabs and oatmeal cakes for family and neighbors who helped. —Bethany Shepherd, Dobson, Surry-Yadkin EMC
The kickoff picnic for Vacation Bible School at Piney Grove Baptist Church, Caldwell County. —Wanda Prince, Lenoir, Blue Ridge EMC
My two grandsons Jay (left) and Alex enjoyed the puddles left when Churchill/5 Forks VFD demonstrated a pumper on the 4th of July —Bill Solari, Macon, Halifax EMC
A cardinal on a rainy day in my backyard. —Kellie Davis, Lexington, EnergyUnited
Our son, William Clayton Bruns, 2, at Green Ramp, Pope Army Airfield, waiting for his father to return from an 8-month deployment to Afghanistan. —William & Robin Bruns, Fayetteville, Lumbee River EMC
My son, Reese Whitley.—Megan Whitley, Troy, Randolph EMC
An old barn down the street from where I live here in Lowgap. –Jolie Williams, Lowgap, Blue Ridge Electric
This is an old barn along Hwy. 64 between Morganton and Rutherfordton. I must have past it numerous times, but the sunlight through the trees, on this particular day last fall, made it appear as a work of art. —Bob Soifer, Bostic, Rutherford EMC
Pinehurst, a hidden gem in the middle of the state. —John Elkins
A newly emerged frog along Panther Creek in the Prospect Hill section of Caswell County. —Phil Cohen, Prospect Hill, Piedmont EMC
A very strong storm raging in the east as seen from the Bears Den Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway outside of the Linville Falls area.
While visiting Greenville, I saw a beautiful “piano key” butterfly. —Sarah C. Horne, High Point, EnergyUnited
A stormy beach near Ocracoke village. —Brenda Schultz, Cornelius, EnergyUnited
I had an assignment in my journalism class to take photos of “leading lines,” so I took this picture. —Sarah Jolly, Gatesville, Roanoke Electric Electric
Roan Mountain. —Rick Riddle, Bakersville
This is part of an annual mule wagon train which is led every October by Louis Dollarhite in Kernersville, Forsyth County. It's really fall when the wagon train comes through. —Myron Adams, Kernersville, EnergyUnited
Bo and Jangles, our two shepherd pups, kissing. —Wade Adair, Louisburg, Wake EMC
Five best friends on a hot rainy afternoon in Matthews. Why go in for a drink when you can get it while playing outside in the rain? —Katrie Tolchin, Matthews, Union Power
My girls and their friends tubing at Falls Lake. —Shannon DeBruhl, Youngsville, Wake EMC
Double rainbow following a storm, looking toward Valle Crucis. —David G. Richards, Chapel Hill, Piedmont EMC
An Easter morning sunrise at Myrtle Beach. —Belinda Greene, Granite Falls
Sunrise from a high-rise condo at Carolina Beach in October 2012. —Anna D. Miller, Monroe, Union Power Cooperative
From Matthew and Amanda Baldwin, Statesville, EnergyUnited
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