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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Jan. 26

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. Jere Morehead

The University of Georgia president’s State of the University speech reminded us who has the hand in Athens.

2. Tuna Fortuna

The people have spoken, and the Family and Friends bassist has the best beard in Athens music.

3. Kai Riedl and Eric Marty

The founders of Slingshot announced a stellar lineup for the March festival last week.

4. Parkside Partners 

The Atlanta property managers have revitalized Bottleworks. Read more in the upcoming issue of Flagpole

5. Demarcus Dobbs

The former UGA defensive end has a chance to win a Super Bowl ring Sunday when he suits up for the Seattle Seahawks.