TKC Management Services in 1996 won a no-bid contract to maintain Mecklenburg County jails, an agreement that costs about $7 million a year. In this file photo, a detention officer supervises jail inmates.
TKC Management Services in 1996 won a no-bid contract to maintain Mecklenburg County jails, an agreement that costs about $7 million a year. In this file photo, a detention officer supervises jail inmates. OBSERVER FILE
TKC Management Services in 1996 won a no-bid contract to maintain Mecklenburg County jails, an agreement that costs about $7 million a year. In this file photo, a detention officer supervises jail inmates. OBSERVER FILE

No-bid jail maintenance contract spurs questions

November 21, 2015 07:00 AM

UPDATED November 22, 2015 11:56 AM

More Videos

  • 47 years and a rejected marriage proposal could not keep them apart

    In 1970, Tom Tate's life changed. He and his high school sweet heart, Susan Supernaw parted. He had proposed and she said, no. Tate was heart broken. A phone call from Supernaw years later would rekindle a relationship that would reunite Tommy and Susie.