Qcity Newcomers

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Meet Shelly Betz, a Qcity Newcomer

Shelly Betz became an empty nester and decided it was the perfect time to make a new start in the Queen City.

Meet Harrison Horne, a Qcity Newcomer

This elementary school counselor wants to do his part to advocate for mental health resources in the black community.

Meet Daisha Haynesworth, a Qcity Newcomer

A chance for better weather and a vibrant social scene was enough to lure Haynesworth from Cleveland to Charlotte.

Are you a Qcity Newcomer?

Sixty people move to Charlotte every day. Introduce yourself as part of our Qcity Newcomers series.

Meet Dr. Theodore Nyame, Qcity Newcomer

Theodore Nyame, M.D., moved to Charlotte three months ago with his wife, who’s also a physician. They both found jobs they like, but it was the friendly people who also won them over.

Meet Albert Mensah, Qcity Newcomer

After a divorce, former Seattle resident Albert Mensah wanted to be closer to his children. Charlotte provided just the right opportunity.

Meet Kelly Turner Cole, Qcity Newcomer

After retiring from the New Haven Police Department in 2014, Kelly Turner Cole began traveling to Charlotte to host a fundraising event. The more the saw of the city, the more she loved.

Say hello to Joseph E. Kimbrough, Qcity Newcomer

He came to Charlotte on short visit to teach at a leadership conference, but that was when he met the woman who is now his fiance.

Say hello to Terik Tidwell, Qcity Newcomer

Terik Tidwell moved to Charlotte from Denver, Colo. He spent some time in Ferguson, Mo., as part of the protest movement, which pointed him in a new direction.

Kenneth Holloway: Qcity Newcomer

This former Detroit resident discovered North Carolina while serving in the military. Since then, he has come to Charlotte each year for vacation. Seven months ago, he decided to make it his home.

News & Buzz

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network's delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

QcityEVENTS

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Be A Lion
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Charlotte Area Fund – Public Hearing
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Poptopia Holidays
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Jingle City: A Pop-Up Christmas Bar
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Community Gathering & Dinner: East Charlotte