Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who's hot? Who's not? Find out below.
The annual drag show/local AIDS foundation (and, *spoiler alert*, this week's Flagpole cover subject) celebrates 25 years of help and hijinks with a week of events culminating in Back to the Future-themed ball Saturday at the 40 Watt.
2. "Party Down South"
3. Mike Mills
R.E.M.'s bassist broke the news that late-night kingpin Dave Letterman will retire next year. Because of course he did.
4. Jill Helme
Last Monday we gave you the scoop on AthFest Educates' new executive director, who will take over the nonprofit Apr. 14. One might even say she is going to take the Helme. SORRY. (Not sorry.)
5. Rachel Watkins