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Hugh King loses in court

April 12, 2012

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…

News Pensacola Politics

Stafford is not running

January 25, 2010

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.”…

Pensacola Politics

Buzz: City musical chairs

January 21, 2010

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…

King may be ousted from CMPA

January 12, 2008

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,…


Hugh King resigns as pastor

December 26, 2007

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…


King press conference not for us

November 9, 2007

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…


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

April 30, 2007

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…


Bigots have field day on

April 28, 2007

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…


Hugh King arrested

April 28, 2007

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…