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. Kirby Smart
Georgia's new head football coach makes his debut Saturday against North Carolina. Check out this week's Flagpole to read more about UGA's upcoming season.
2. U-Lead Athens
The local organization provides undocumented students with support and resources. Check this week's issue for a photo essay about one recent graduate.
3. Ruby the Rabbitfoot
The formerly local singer-songwriter has retooled her sound and plays the 40 Watt this week alongside of Montreal. Read this week's feature here.
4. Lamar Dodd faculty
The UGA art school's instructors showcase their stuff in a new exhibit opening this week.
5. Bella Noche
Food critic Hillary Brown says the new restaurant's Latin-Italian fusion is surprisingly successful. Stay tuned for this week's Grub Notes.