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.
The annual music and arts festival, which happens this week, turns 20 this year. Check out this week's Flagpole for much, much more.
2. Lou Kregel
AthFest's 2016 theme artist is known around town for her colorful designs. See Art Notes this week for more.
3. Mimi Maumus
Spoiler alert: Maumus' local eatery home.made earns high praise from Flagpole food critic Hillary Brown in this week's Grub Notes.
4. Liz Larson and Maureen McLaughlin
The two Athenians organized a vigil last week to remember the Orlando shooting victims.
5. T.S. Woodward
The Athens musician is finally ready to unleash his long-awaited new project, which he completed as part of his UGA degree. See this week's Threats & Promises for more.