Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 10:04 am Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Birthday wishes to J’dren Roberts, June 21, Drakes Branch; Automn Ayers, June 22, Saxe; Barry Pugh, June 23, Charlotte Court House; Charlie “T Model” Jones, June 23, Scuffletown; Virginia Lee, June 23, Drakes Branch; Angie L. Shepperson June 23, Short Pump; Shakema Cowans, June 24, New Carton, Maryland.; Jayden Gee, June 24, Charlotte Court House, grandson of Phyllis and Paul Gee, Charlotte Court House; Shanon Stanley, June 24, Charlotte Court House; Willard Inge, June 26, Saxe; SherMena Jones, June 26, Keysville, daughter of Corrine Roberts and Sherman Jones; Sable Currin, June 27, Saxe; William Hall, June 27, Saxe; Sam Walton, June 28, Drakes Branch; and Charles Smith, June 28, Drakes Branch. May you have many more days like this and enjoy yourself and your day. You deserve it. Happy birthday!

Anniversary wishes to Robert and Ora Harris, June 25, Randolph, 40 years. They have a daughter and two grandsons. May God bless you with many more happy years together. Happy anniversary!

Get-well wishes to all of the sick and shut-in. I hope you are well soon. Sending you well wishes for your quick recovery and good health. You are in our prayers.

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

Thought for the week: Everything you can imagine is real.


Many people don’t deserve what they get and many people don’t get what they deserve. Too many people undervalue what they are and overvalue what they are not. Some people make it hard to hate them and others make it hard to love them.

It’s not about who is real to your face, it’s about who stays real behind your back. Some people are real. Some people are good. Some people are fake and some people are real good at being fake.

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