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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Mar. 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.

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Mark Fox

1. Matt and Ben Hobbs

The Sons of Sawdust overcame personal pain and tragedy through—what else?—woodworking. Check this week’s Flagpole cover story/photo essay for the scoop. (Spoiler: There will be beards.)

2. Mark Fox

UGA’s men’s basketball coach landed his team in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years. Have you filled out your bracket yet? Pick up this week’s paper for tips from our “experts.”

3. AthFest

Headliners announced!

4. Georgia Theatre

The venue is behind this year’s Athens in Austin party at SXSW. Speaking of SXSW, here’s our locals-only guide.

5. Philip Lee Williams

The acclaimed local author and artist was feted yesterday in Madison.


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