Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 10:23 am Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Happy belated birthday wishes to Robin Lee, May 23, Baltimore Maryland and Tanya Walton, May 9, Charlotte Court House.

Birthday wishes to Roger Bowie, May 24, Randolph; Marie Freeman, May 25, Randolph; Ruby Gee, May 25, Drakes Branch; Mitch Watts, May 25, Scuffletown; Davonta Davis, May 25, Randolph; Wayne Lee, May.25, Saxe; Harold Whitehead, May 26, Keysville; Natasha Shepperson Vaughan, May 26, Farmville; Betty Fulp, May 26, Mediview Clarksville; Tom Lewis, May 27, Randolph; Ruth Moore, May 28, Saxe; Peggy Masters, May 29, Randolph; Paul C. Hamlett “P.C.”, May 30, Rice, son of Paul Hamlett Jr., of Saxe; Viola Jeffress Jackson, May 30, Richmond; Joyce Moon, May 30, Saxe; Monzie Faulkner, May 30, Meherrin. Best wishes for a joyous day filled with love and laughter. Happy birthday!

Anniversary wishes to James and Nicole Callaham, May 27, Keysville, one year; Nancy and James Argenbright, May.23, Drakes Branch, three years. I wish you many more happy years together with God’s blessings.

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

To all of my readers, I appreciate all of you so much for your feedback on my news. I am so glad that all of you enjoy my writing. Your comments inspire me to keep writing for all of you. Everyone has a story and I enjoy it. It makes me stronger. I know that the work I do is important and I enjoy it, but it is nice to hear the feedback of what I do to inspire others.

Sympathy to the family of Thomas Morton, of Barnes Junction.


The human face is divine. The face is a picture of the mind with the eyes as its interpreter. The face is the mirror of the mind and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. Learn the sweet magic of a cheerful face.

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