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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Feb. 9

Photo Credit: Anton Corbijn

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. Ricardo Azziz

The president of Georgia Regents University in Augusta is on his way out—but not before settling some old political scores by getting rid of Barbara Schuster, the dean of the GRU-UGA medical school campus in Athens.

2. Robb Holmes

The host of WUGA’s “It’s Friday” aired his 300th show last week.

3. State Sen. Hunter Hill

The Atlanta Republican is the author of the Beer Jobs Bill, which would bolster craft breweries like Terrapin and Creature Comforts by allowing them to sell beer directly to the public.

4. The Classic City Rollergirls’ black squad

They won the intra-squad scrimmage that kicked off the Rollergirls’ season.

5. Mike Mills

The R.E.M. bassist loves newspapers—he sang the hook on this song lamenting their downfall. We appreciate the support, Mike, but really, who’s going to miss the comic strip “Cathy”?