July 31, 2015

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Will Short Gorham | 8/17/2012

› Hunting, fishing boost nationally brings outdoor fans to Palm Beach County
Reversing a national 20 year trend, the number of people fishing, hunting and enjoying other outdoor recreation increased last year, and they spent $145 billion doing it. Outdoor enthusiasts in Palm Beach County say the boost is being seen locally.

› Eckerd College sees highest fall enrollment ever
This fall, Eckerd College will have the highest student enrollment numbers in its history, surpassing its goal by 50 students.

› Jackson Health System shows surplus
Jackson Health System finished July with a surplus of $550,000 -- the fifth straight month of positive results, board members heard at their Thursday committee day. The result was boosted by a one-time payment of $466,000 from the county in bond proceeds.

› Earnhardt Jr. teams with Hendrick to open Florida dealerships
Dale Earnhardt Jr. this week opened two car dealerships in Florida -- a first for the NASCAR driver -- through a partnership with Charlotte-based Hendrick Automotive Group.

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