Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 10:36 am Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Birthday wishes are sent to Earl Toombs, April 5, Saxe; Rondell Freeman, April 5, Washingtion D.C.; Karen McCargo, April 6, Woodbridge; Mandy Toombs, April 7, Richmond; Jackie Brodgon, April 7, Drakes Branch; Ashley Mosley, April 8, Charlotte Court House; Jayla Burwell, April 8, Lynchburg; Clarence Craighead, April 8, Drakes Branch; Della Rae Foster, April 8, Pamplin; Sarah Henry “Irene,” April 8, Keysville; David Walker II, April 8, Blackstone; Matt Bolton, April 9, Saxe; AnnieRuth Vaughters, April 10, Saxe; Montana Moore, April 11, Charlotte Court House. Life is great at any age. Enjoy yours. Happy Birthday!

Get-well wishes to all of the sick and shut in. I hope you all are well soon, up and about. You are in our prayers and thoughts.

Thought for the week: Always end the day with a positive thought, no matter how hard things were. Tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.


It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow blower or vacuum cleaner.

There are three ways to get something done, do it yourself, employ someone or forbid your children to do it. The happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy too.

News is due by 9 p.m. Friday. Any news received after this time will not be included in this column. News can be submitted by calling Virginia Freeman at (434) 568-0596.

Virginia Freeman is a community columnist for The Charlotte Gazette. She can be reached at