Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 11:51 am Wednesday, April 12, 2017

shes are sent to Clay Moore, April 12, Charlotte Court House; Roy Martin Sr., April 12, Randolph; Jarrett Driskill, April 12; Syvester Friend, April 16, Drakes Branch; Brenda McBridge, April 16, Skipwith; Rodney Moon, April 17, Saxe; Jen Samuels, April 17, Keysville; Elizabeth “Beth” Freeman, April 17, Arlington, daughter in-law of Elizabeth V. Freeman, of Saxe; Jean Christian, April 18, Saxe; Jennifer Cheatham, April 18, Randolph. May all of your wishes come true today and always. 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.

Anniversary wishes are sent to Wayne and Lisa Walton, of South Boston, April 14, 27 years. They have two sons. Also celebrating are Ida and Russell Spencer, April 15. They have two sons, Russell Jr. and Keith. May God bless you with many more happy years together. Happy anniversary.

Thought for the week: You don’t need someone to complete you. You only need someone to accept you completely.

Happy Easter to everyone!


A hug is like a boomerang, you get it back right away. You can’t love in a box, but you can wrap a person in a hug. There’s nothing like a mother’s hug.

They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything. Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children.

News is due by 9 p.m. Friday. Any news received after this time will not be included in this column. News must be submitted to me by calling (434) 568-0596 or texting.

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