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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Sept. 2

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.

1. UGA students (Last Week: 1)

They’re still here. And with the first home football game on deck for this weekend, you’re about to start feeling their presence even more.

2. The Spectacular Now (Last Week: N/A)

Athens native James Ponsoldt’s new film (which is set in Athens) continues to garner rave reviews.

3. Oconee Street United Methodist Church (Last Week: N/A)

A fire gutted the church this past spring, but the rebuilding process has begun.

4. The World Famous (Last Week: N/A)

Not only is the local bar and eatery hosting a percentage day Tuesday to benefit the two injured Mama’s Boy workers, but the World Famous co-ed softball team (behind the power hitting of Flagpole ad rep Anita Aubrey) reportedly beat Little Kings last weekend 11-9.

5. Pamela Thompson (Last Week: N/A)

Since starting as ADDA director in July, she’s been busy.


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