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Past Photos of the Week

Every week we highlight another great submission from our annual photo contest

On an early morning walk, I happened upon this fence with spider webs glistening in the morning dew. It was a grand way to start my birthday by witnessing such a miracle of beauty. —Wendy Housworth, Decatur, GA, A member of Blue Ridge Mountain EMC
While scouting out some trout fishing spots in the high country, I came across water spilling over the dam that forms the duck pond on the Lees-McRae College campus in Banner Elk. —Grover Moss, Troutman, A member of Blue Ridge Energy
I spend my Monday mornings unlike any other 14-year-old I know, on a ranch with my 4-H project horse, Sunny. He is beautiful creature that God has given me the privilege to care for. —Faith Newton, Sanford, A member of South River EMC
My friend has created a backyard haven to attract birds and butterflies. While visiting her home in Hays this summer, I spotted this hummingbird resting on a tree branch.—Janis Harless,  Jefferson, A member of Blue Ridge Energy
An important part of ecology is expressed just walking down the street during Hendersonville's North Carolina Apple Festival. —John Bechtel, Kings Mountain, A member of Rutherford EMC
The vibrant summer colors paint a perfect backdrop for this rustic barn behind the Valley Crucis General Store. —Anna Johnson, Waxhaw, A member of Union Power Cooperative
I took a 30-second exposure of a summer electrical storm, capturing the intensity of the lightning that lit up Ocracoke Harbor. Though the storm lasted most of an hour, the power never even dipped! —Rick Heeren, Chapel Hill, A member of Piedmont Electric
My wife and I took a trip up to Fontana Dam over Fourth of July weekend. After visiting the Fontana Dam Basin one evening, we noticed a beautiful fog had begun to settle on the Little Tennessee River.—William Wallace, Raeford, A member of Lumbee River EMC
Thunder Hill Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway often stages incredible sunsets.  —Caleb Hayes, Seagrove
My dog, Bacci, is happiest when he is running on the beach at Oak Island. Photo taken by Amy Wilkinson. —Linda Kowalski, Pittsboro, A member of Brunswick Electric
I found this little guy on the deck eating the dog food. —Linette Williams, Stoneville, A member of EnergyUnited
I felt like someone was watching me. I looked out into the trees and about 30 yards away was a great horned owl.  —Frank Ellison, Ocean Isle, A member of Brunswick Electric