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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Dec. 16

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. Scott Baxendale (Last week: N/A)

The Athens luthier was selected to restore Elvis Presley’s guitar collection. Don’t be cruel to those axes, Scott. Love them tender.

2. Paul Cramer (Last week: N/A)

The Classic Center executive director’s dream of ice skating (and, soon, hockey) has been realized.

3. LIFE (Last week: N/A)

The Athens poet and educator, born Lemuel LaRoche, is the subject of a documentary by local filmmakers Matt DeGennaro, Grady Thrasher and Kathy Prescott.

4. Angela Seal (Last week: N/A)

The University of Georgia student collaborated on the No. 1 dubstep song in the country last week. Wait for the drop…

5. Liz Johnson (Last week: N/A)

So Republican state Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is doing everything in his power to obstruct Obamacare? Democrat Liz Johnson is doing everything in her power to obstruct Hudgens from getting re-elected.