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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Jan. 11

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. Dodd Ferrelle

These ain’t the Winterville Power Rankings, but the Athens-area musician, who was just sworn in as mayor of the tiny Clarke County town, earns the top spot anyway. Check this week’s Flagpole for our cover story.

2. ACC commission

Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution last week aimed at discouraging discrimination at downtown bars. 

3. Isaac Nauta

The nation’s No. 1 tight end recruit announced that he’s coming to Georgia, meaning new head football coach Kirby Smart’s first recruiting class is shaping up to be a doozy.

4. Hugh Acheson

Athens’ celeb-chef extraordinaire is doing good work with his Seed Life Skills organization.

5. Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia/Four Athens

The two organizations are teaming up to host a coding workshop for girls. Learn more in this week’s City Dope.


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