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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of May 9

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. Ryan Aitcheson & Marie-Soleil Blais

Congratulations to the winners of the men’s and women’s races at this year’s Twilight Criterium! Check out a photo gallery here.

2. Girls Rock Athens

The local organization has expanded its operation with a Ladies’ Rock Camp for adults, which takes place this weekend. Check this week’s Flagpole for the story.

3. Nathan Deal

In another shockingly sensible move, the guv’nah vetoed the controversial “campus carry” bill last week.

4. Ryan Cox

The force behind local noise-music project Sailor Winters has reinvented himself with a more accessible sound. See this week’s Threats & Promises.

5. Juanina Kocher

The former Athenian has a long-awaited new cookbook out, which includes recipes from local restaurants and tips from Classic City chefs.


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