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.

City rejected lowest bid on new study Because ‘It wasn’t high enough,’ consultant says

Winning company’s $320,000 quote is more than double lowest number  The head of the consulting firm that offered the lowest bid on the City of Asheville’s recently-commissioned racial disparity study says he was told his company lost the contract “in part because we weren’t charging enough.” It’s a curious disqualification considering that state law requires municipalities to accept...

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