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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Mar. 7


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. Mothers

The local buzz band is headed off to Austin, TX for South by Southwest—along with Flagpole staffers who will be reporting from the scene—and so are gracing this week’s cover.

2A. Lucy Hudgens

2B. Delene Porter

The directors of The Ark and the Athens Community Foundation have started a program to offer low-income workers an alternative to high-interest payday loans. Pick up the next issue to read more.

4. Paul Broun

This is no lie from the pit of Hell: Our controversial former congressman may be running for office again.

5. Deonna Mann

This artist who started her career in Athens and moved to New York is back in town and has a show coming up. Check out the Calendar Picks in the upcoming issue.