Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 9:42 am Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Happy Birthday Camari Stovall, Nov. 30, Drakes Branch; Flora White, Nov. 30, Charlotte Court House; Mary Ferrell, Dec. 3, Keysville; Barnaby “Barney” Phophet, Dec. 3, Drakes Branch; Barbara Powell, Dec. 3, Charlotte Court House; Virginia Spencer, Dec. 4, Charlotte Court House; James D. Gregory, Dec. 6, Drakes Branch. God promises to fulfill the number of our days. Happy Birthday! Enjoy the gift of this day and many more to come.

Get well wishes to all of the sick and shut in. I hope you are well soon, up and about. It’s terrible to see you so unwell. Get well soon, I’ll be delighted when you do and I’m sure you will too.

Sympathy to all of the families who have lost a loved one recently. Our heartfelt prayers and good wishes go out to you in your time of need. You have our deepest sympathy.

Thought for the week: Your best teacher is your last mistake


In seed time, learn. In harvest, teach. In winter, enjoy. Winter either bites with
its teeth or lashes with its tail. One kind word can warm three winter months.

Birthday winners for November are Tiffany Davis, Randolph and Mary C. Haskins,
Drakes Branch. Gifts can be picked up at the Charlotte Gazette on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Deadline to pick up gifts is Dec. 7.

News is due by 9 p.m. Friday. News can be submitted by calling Virginia Freeman at (434) 568-0596.

Virginia Freeman is a community columnist for The Charlotte Gazette. Her email address is