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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of July 20

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Danielle Robarge Rusk.

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. Frank Bishop

The giant sea of pavement Bishop owns on the Oconee Connector is getting even giant-er. Epps Bridge Centre is adding another 370,000 square feet of commercial space. Will the last store at Georgia Square Mall please turn out the lights?

2. Danielle Robarge Rusk

The music video festival Sprockets—organized by Rusk, the head of Film Athens—is getting bigger, too.

3. Charles Peck

The new-ish CEO of Athens Regional Health System has a plan to help the hospital grow.

4. Dave Weiglein

The local funnyman is one of the driving forces behind Athens’ rapidly growing comedy scene.

5. Carol Myers

She biked across the country! That’s power(ful legs).