Tag: Upatoi

Upatoi is the name of a neighborhood and post office located in the eastern panhandle of Muscogee County, Georgia. Previously an unincorporated community within Muscogee County, Upatoi was annexed by the city of Columbus in 1971 as part of the consolidation of the city and county governments. Though now officially part of Columbus, the Upatoi area has retained its historic name through its post office, which still bears the name Upatoi, Georgia.
The original post office was located at the intersection of Upatoi Lane and Jenkins Road. The building was erected shortly after the town was forced to relocate northwards following the expansion of Fort Benning. It once housed a general store and gas station owned and operated by Georgia Gloss (affectionately referred to as “Miss Georgia”), who kept it open until the 1980s. Those growing up in Upatoi in the late 1960s remember the penny candy selection, deli counter and Miss Georgia’s home cooked hamburgers made in the back room. Jenkins Road…

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Learn Skateboarding in a Week-Long School

Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data discovered there were 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85 percent of skateboarders…