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Hugh King loses in court

On Wednesday morning, Hugh King, a no-party-affiliated candidate for Escambia County Commission, District 3, asked the court to grant a restraining order against Lumon May, a Democratic candidate for the same post. Judge Thomas Santurri dismissed the request finding that King’s claims didn’t [...]

Stafford is not running

Spoke with Supervisor of Elections David Stafford. He has decided not to run for Pensacola mayor. "My wife and I had time to really talk it about this weekend and we decided that I should pass." Stafford's term for SOE doesn't expire until 2012. Other names still being batted around for mayor [...]

Buzz: City musical chairs

Buzz: City musical chairs

This is the buzz on the Pensacola city elections. We are expecting to see people file for the mayor's race before the end of the month. Mayor Mike Wiggins appears to be ready to make a run at strong mayor. Council member Diane Mack may even announce today that she is running for mayor. If [...]

King may be ousted from CMPA

King may be ousted from CMPA

WEAR TV 3 reports that CMPA chairman Judge Lacey Collier has asked board members to begin considering removing Hugh King from the board. The issue will be placed on the board's Feb. 8 agenda. Last April, King, a former city councilman, was charged with possession of cocaine. He is scheduled to [...]

Hugh King resigns as pastor

Hugh King resigns as pastor

We had heard about this Monday afternoon. Rev. Hugh King, Jr. told his congregation on Sunday that he was stepping down as their pastor at Greater Union Baptist Church. King is facing charges for possession of $25 worth of cocaine. In November, King rejected pretrial intervention and announced at a [...]

King press conference not for us

King press conference not for us

Rev. Hugh King's press conference really wasn't for the white community or the press. It was to defend himself in front of his congregation and the African-American community. There is a strong feeling among blacks in Pensacola and Escambia County that their most outspoken leaders are targeted by [...]

Arrested for $25 of coke? Not $25,000…$25

Arrested for $25 of coke? Not $25,000…$25

Come on guys - when did we start arresting people for as little as $25 of coke? Front page coverage on the daily newspaper for a $25 drug bust? Drug dealers are laughing all over town and the country. We've got people ready to crucify Hugh King over $25 worth of cocaine! Why did the officer [...]

Bigots have field day on pnj.com

Bigots have field day on pnj.com

As predicted the racists are getting in their dream comments on the daily newspaper's web site with the arrest of Hugh King: Happypad: "local religious and political leader" = "NO JOB,CRAP STARTER!" Jeff Chandler: "These hypocritical sons’ a ***** are the main reason the black community can [...]

Hugh King arrested

Hugh King arrested

Last night, former Pensacola City Councilman Hugh King was arrested for cocaine possession. King is the pastor of Greater Union Baptist Church, member of the Community Maritime Park Associates Board and chairs their Contractor Academy. At one time he was president of the Pensacola chapter of [...]