Past Photos of the Week

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

This spring my husband’s parents were thrilled when they adopted their new boxer puppy Roscoe. As Charles M. Schulz, the creator of the Peanuts cartoon strip, once said, “Happiness is a warm puppy.” —Janelle Lambert Tally, Goldston, Randolph EMC
This wonderful old Duplin County farm home of Jim Frank and Carrie Belle Dempsey, built in the late 1930’s, is beautiful in the spring with Carolina Jessamine in bloom. —Susan Dempsey, Emerald Isle, Carteret-Craven EC
Being a country boy is what it’s all about! —Jamie Webb, Wadesboro, Pee Dee Electric
My son Andy Forehand, age 13, loves to fish every chance he can. On this day, the sunset changed several times and I just happened to capture this shot at Tynch town on the Chowan River on the Chowan County side. —Wayne Forehand, Edenton, Albemarle EMC
This is the storm-damaged Avon fishing pier on Hatteras Island. —Cheryl Travis, Hildebran, Blue Ridge Energy
Fall color in the western North Carolina mountains is spectacular. This is the scenery around Graveyard Fields off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. —Joyce Day, Maggie Valley, Haywood EMC
A calm and peaceful afternoon at the Lump Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. —Jonathan Guevara, Indian Trail, Union Power
This picture was taken as my husband, Greg Hanes, was feeding the seagulls while we were taking the ferry from Southport to Fort Fisher. —Ravonda Hanes, Asheboro, Randolph EMC
A week after Hurricane Matthew devastated our area, it was refreshing to see folks come out to the Columbus County Fair. —Jackie Lewis, Whiteville, Brunswick EMC
We watched the Ferris wheel light up, and the sun begin to go down as soft lavender hues touched the sky. This photo was taken at the N.C. state fair while celebrating the birthday of one of my closest friends! —Olivia Bockenstedt, Waxhaw
Hang gliding at Jockey’s Ridge on the Outer Banks. —Melissa Hildebrand, Wake Forest, Wake Electric
During my visit to Cherokee, I admired the beautiful scenery with the river, rocks, bright sunlight, green grass and trees outside Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. I had to take a photo of the amazing, breathtaking sight. —Donald Norris, Gastonia, Rutherford EMC