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"Proposed changes may relax student dress code"

According to an article in The Gainesville Sun, it looks like there might be some big changes to the dress code for Alachua County Students…

Started by Stacy Fournier

9 on Wednesday
Reply by Arkin Tidwell

Child dies from brain-eating amoeba..Does this news make you leery of fresh water?

Such sad news. :-( A 9-year-old girl just dies in Arkansas as a result of a brain-eating amoeba that got inside her body as she played in a…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Jul 21
Reply by Cherie Schneider

Ocala bans sagging pants on city-owned property...Should Gainesville do the same?

According to an article in The Sun, "The city council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an ordinance that prohibit anyone on city proper…

Started by Stacy Fournier

2 Jul 21
Reply by Cherie Schneider

Is telling our girls they are "pretty" doing more harm than we think?

Check out this recent ad campaign by Verizon: It shows the impact par…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Jul 7
Reply by Kristin Foster

Do you have a "curse word" story like these moms...?

Here is a list of 11 moms sharing stories about the first time their kiddos were caught saying a curse word. Luckily I don't have a story t…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Jun 25

Bride drags newborn on her dress train...

So have you all seen the photo that's going viral? A bride decided to include her infant in her wedding ceremony by somehow putting it on h…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Jun 3

McDonald's Unveils Terrifying New Character Named 'Happy'..Do you agree?

I just saw that McDonald's is trying out a new character names "Happy," but people all over the internet are attacking the new character, c…

Started by Stacy Fournier

2 May 30
Reply by Chip Sullivan

Fire at local apartment complex :-(

I couldn't believe the pictures I started seeing on Facebook yesterday posted by people driving by a local apartment complex that caught fi…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 May 30

Major Kraft Cheese Recall: What You Need to Know

Be sure to check our cottage cheese! Ingredients in 1.2 million cases of Knudsen, Breakstone, Simply Kraft, and Daily Chef brands were stor…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 May 20

Thoughtful couple transforms crib for grieving mother!

I thought this story was so touching, so I had to share! A mother gave birth to her son, stillborn, and after some time to heal, decided to…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 May 13
Reply by Ji Mi


About moderator Stacy Fournier is a Gator grad and freelance journalist. But she does her most important work at home as a wife and mommy to daughters Aubrey, born March 2006, and Riley, born June 2010. Read more about or contact Stacy at

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