Here’s my wrap-up of the year in pictures.
There’s more Trump here than I would like, but that’s what made 2016 so 2016.
A Secret Service agent shrugs at Trump supporters denied entry into a second campaign rally at Fayetteville’s Crown Coliseum on June 14, 2016.
Two white males drive down Queen Street in downtown Kinston on
Still flood waters surround houses, mailboxes and shrubs in the neighborhood behind Bynum Elementary School in Kinston, N.C. almost a week after Hurricane Matthew made landfall.
The Windgate Townhose Apartments complex was completely evacuated ahead of rising floodwaters from the Neuse River nearly a week after Hurricane Matthew made landfall.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) talks to reporters ahead of a rally near Raleigh, North Carolina on March 8, 2016.
Fireworks erupt behind Flue, Thomas Sayre’s newest installment in Kinston, N.C. on July 4, 2016.
Sun sets in Goldsboro, N.C. on Dec. 25, 2016
Donald Trump reacts to a crowd of supporters seeking autographs after a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C. on March 9, 2016.
An alligator rests in the surf at Oak Island, N.C. on July 7, 2016
Hashbrown leaps high above Sara to catch a tennis ball at the Rotary Dog Park in Kinston, N.C. on Nov. 21, 2016
Headstones are barely visible in Cedar Grove Cemetery south of Lincoln Street on Oct. 14, 2016.
Donald Trump signs autographs after his rally in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Feb. 19, 2016.
A young Trump supporter hangs around long after Donald Trump’s post-rally autograph session ended in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Feb. 19, 2016.
An airplane pulled a banner reading “VETS TO TRUMP STOP HATE SPEECH AGAINST MUSLIMS” above Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Feb. 19, 2016 outside a Donald Trump campaign rally ahead of the S.C. primary.
A blue line of Fayetteville police officers on bikes stands between Trump supporters and protesters following a rally at Crown Coliseum on March 9, 2016.
Happy New Year!