Enquiring Minds

Enquiring Minds is the brain child of Roger McCredie, long-time journalist and creative mind, who now resides in Western North Carolina. It is the goal of Enquiring Minds to take a investigative approach to journalism that’s hard to find these days. Stay tuned for a look into the happenings of Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Commission. Plus a few things in-between.

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Room at the Trough

A Peek at City of Asheville Cronyism, Nepotism, and other Isms. Wherever there is government there are “isms” ...
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Trio of New Development Projects Pushes Asheville’s Boom into New ...

Outside firms eye historic neighborhood, Sears property, smaller shopping center. A rezoning approval in a landmark neighborhood, a ...
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Welcome to “Enquiring Minds”

And thanks to Kevin and Tyler for inviting us to be a part of the Tavern Voices scene.  ...
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Developers Calling All the Shots In Asheville’s River Arts District

No Affordable Housing or Living-Wage Jobs offered in Apartment, Hotel Projects Two ambitious development projects have been launched ...
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Walk right in. Sit right down. Mayor, let your term ...

“Manheimer Steamroller” is working just fine. It’s been a noisy election season in Asheville this year, what with ...
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Four of 12 Council Candidates Say They Identify as Socialists

Williams emerges with DSA endorsement “… I have consistenly acted as a socialist in my personal life and ...
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Amended Bond Lawsuit Demands Repeal of City’s Latest Tax

 “Bait and Switch” Deprived Ashevillians of Due Process, Complaint Says The parties to a suit that seeks to ...
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Boondoggle 2.0

Transit Contract Causes 2nd Overrun in a Month; City Dips into Rainy-Day Fund “Time flies when you’re having ...
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Beaucatcher Blues

The ongoing war for the soul of Asheville’s pet mountain James Washington Patton had a flirty sister-in-law from ...
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City retains West Coast firm to fill new Equity/Inclusion job

Last month it was Denver.  Now it’s L.A.  How will this affect local applicants? Once again the City ...