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. The Dawgs!
Sic ‘em! In this week’s Flagpole, we preview the upcoming season and ask Athenians how they really feel about football.
2. Urban Outfitters
If Athens is talking about anything other than football right now, it’s probably the new downtown chain store.
3. Nancy Denson
The mayor has the power to make a room full of Democrats uncomfortable.
4. Gwen O’Looney
The former mayor is this week’s cover model. Be sure to pick up a copy.
5. Matt Blanks
Not only did he share some funny football-related stories with us, but the local artist has a new exhibit up, too. Find out more in Art Notes.