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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Jan. 6

Tony B photo via YouTube.

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. Tony B (Last week: N/A)

The local rapper racked up four, count ’em, FOUR Athens Hip Hop Awards nominations.

2. Nancy Denson (Last week: N/A)

The mayor isn’t going to be ransacking her couch for change to run for re-election, let’s put it that way. She’s raised almost $18,000 already.

3. LIFE (Last week: 3)

LIFE the Griot, a documentary about the poet and educator Lemuel LaRoche, aka LIFE, premiers Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. at Cine. Five bucks gets you a ticket, popcorn and soda, and the money goes to the R.E.A.C.H Athens Youth Scholarship Program.

4. Prince Avenue (Last week: N/A)

FLAGPOLE IS HERE! Our new office is at 220 Prince Ave., the white house across the street from The Grit. Come see us! #swag

5. Food 2 Kids (Last week: N/A)

Speaking of folks helping the community, Food 2 Kids held a Zumba-Thon last Saturday that gathered food and school supplies for students in need.