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Large donation helps Gainesville to connect Highlands to Islands trail sections
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A jogger uses the Highlands to Islands trail Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Gainesville. Construction could start this fall to connect trail near Georgia Department of Labor office to University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus. - photo by Scott Rogers
Gainesville will soon be able to fill in a missing piece of its Highlands to Island trail after receiving $785,000 from Pilgrim’s Pride, the largest ever corporate donation to the city.