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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Nov. 9

An estimated 6,000 came out for a food truck festival near City Hall last month.

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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1. Food truck owners

When they weren’t governmenting the hell out of a new sewer plan last week, the ACC commission gave local food trucks the ability to set up shop downtown one day a week. It’s not cutting-edge legislation, but we’ll take it.

2. Sony Michel

The UGA running back racked up 165 yards in a win (!) over Kentucky on Saturday. He may have saved the head coach’s job in the process.

3. Cicada Rhythm

The Athens folk duo appears on this week’s Flagpole cover! Read about their debut album, which they celebrate with a show next Monday, in this week’s issue.

4. Dodd Ferrelle

Say hello to the next mayor of Winterville.

5. Jianna Justice

The force behind new lo-fi folk project Penny Lame has Flagpole‘s Gordon Lamb singing her praises. See this week’s Threats & Promises for more.


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