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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Jan. 19

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.

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1. HandsOn Northeast Georgia

Community Connection’s service wing urges Athenians to make MLK day (that’s today) a day on, not a day off, with volunteer opportunies galore.

2. Rebecca Ballard

“What’s the phrase: ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’? Well, a parent who loses a favorite storytime host takes it up a notch,” wrote Flagpole‘s Kristen Morales about this very weird ACC library drama.

3. Tuna Fortuna

You voted (some of you are continuing to vote; please stop), and, despite a late push of support for songwriter Fester Hagood, Family and Friends’ hirsute bassist has your favorite beard in Athens music. See more in this week’s Flagpole.

4. Todd Gurley

He’s got 99 problems, but endorsements ain’t one.

5. Reptar

A new album, finally!


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