Past Photos of the Week

I was taking one of my dogs for a walk and stumbled on this really nice tree. —Brandon Gross, Cleveland, EnergyUnited
A beautiful swallowtail stopped to have a drink at our flowering cherry tree. —Alora Edwards, Aberdeen, Lumbee River EMC
Picture was taken around 7 a.m. on Deal-Mill Road in the vicinity of Sawmills. I was impressed by the beauty of the sunrise colors behind a grazing horse. —Steven West, Lenoir, Blue Ridge Electric
This photo was taken a couple of years ago during a rare snowfall in the coastal area of Carteret County known as Mill Creek. —Marie Corbett, Newport, Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative
I’m fifteen years old and homeschooled. My father loves taking my sister and I to places in North Carolina to bring our history lessons alive. During one of these excursions, I took this picture at Tryon Palace. —Katie Haynes, Youngsville, Wake Electric
They don't make metal chairs like this anymore. When my husband’s family passed away, we brought these old chairs home to our garden for a shady spot to rest plus memories from days gone by. —Donna Turner, Bostic, Rutherford EMC
As I bike past an abandoned old barn on a crisp spring March morning, I check the area for raptors—Harriers Red-tail and Red-shoulder. —Christine Stoughton-Root, Merritt, Tideland EMC
Eastern bluebird—such a brilliant shade of blue! —Lisa Murphy, Matthews
The nonprofit Misty Meadows offers therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities to special needs children. This beautiful place is located in Weddington, Union County. —Julie Davidson, Waxhaw, Union Power Cooperative
During a beautiful winter morning sunrise at Ocean Isle Beach, I watched the sunrise over the ocean, saw birds stalking their breakfast in the water and loved being the only human stirring on the beach. —Linda Chamblee, Raleigh, Brunswick EMC
The sun rises twice each year on the end of Caswell Beach Road on Oak Island (late October as sunrise moves from North to South and mid-February as the sunrise moves from South to North). —Nick Noble, Southport, Brunswick EMC
Joseph Snow, of Cinder Ridge Farm in western Surry County, drags logs with Cody and Anna for construction of a root cellar for food storage. The Ross-Wilmoth cabin was built in the mid-1800’s by the Ross family. —Madison Snow, State Road, Surry-Yadkin EMC