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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of June 8


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 checks cheddar like a food inspector. He’s also giving back a big chunk of that massive pay raise—though not all of it.

2. Adrian Prelipceanu

Active Climbing’s owner is “the face of Athens climbing, for many,” according to this week’s cover story on the growing popularity of the sport of rock climbing.

3. Aldi

The no-frills German grocer is coming to the Eastside—and not all di neighbors are happy about it.

4. Nathan and Simone Brett

The owners of DaySpring Farms are providing the wheat for Creature Comforts’ latest ale. Read more in Wednesday’s issue.

5. Moeke Records

I’m not even telling you why. Just read Threats & Promises.