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. Hannibal Buress
The popular comedian headlines three nights at the 40 Watt Club this week. Check this week's Flagpole cover story.
2. Four Athens
The local tech incubator is offering coding classes, and tech startups are flourishing in Athens—but they need help to continue to do so. See this week's paper for more.
3. Becky Brooks
The Athens musician is battling cancer. This week's Threats & Promises has more.
4. Doug Collins
The area congressman won re-election last week, and then he threw shade at his opponent, the one and only Paul Broun.
5. John Knox
Knox won a closely watched battle for a seat on the Board of Education in last week's election.