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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of May 23

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. Athens pets

Check out Flagpole‘s first-ever Pet Issue, on stands and online this Wednesday!

2. ACC Animal Control

Athens-Clarke’s animal shelter has received a much-needed makeover. Check the Pet Issue for the story.

3. Eugene Willis

The rapper, who performs as Blacknerdninja, celebrates the release of two new mixtapes with a show and listening party at Hendershot’s this weekend. See this week’s paper for more.

4. Robin Taylor

The Pet Issue features a profile of Taylor, who runs the Oscar Bites dog-cookie company.

5. Cindy Jerrell

No Pet Issue Power Rankings would be complete without a mention of Flagpole‘s intrepid Adopt Me columnist, whose artwork graces this week’s cover. Just wait and see.


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