Qcity Newcomers

Meet Lydia Wilson, a Qcity Newcomer

The former Texan wanted to be closer to her parents. A visit to Charlotte sealed the deal.

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.

Nikki Hitchens: Qcity Newcomer

This former Ohio resident moved to Charlotte about three months ago after hearing good things about the city. Now here, she wants to use horseback riding as therapy for children with emotional or behavioral problems.

Tommy Watson: Qcity Newcomer

This former resident of Minneapolis, MN, moved to Charlotte two and a half months ago with his wife and kids. Now an education consultant and motivational speaker, he uses the story of his challenging childhood to inspire others.

Jacy Linear: Qcity Newcomer

This former Detroit resident moved to Charlotte about five months ago. Find out what she thinks so far and how she hopes to get involved.

News & Buzz

RNC 2020 organizers commit to Black business inclusion

Black leaders are developing a directory of Charlotte's Black businesses to ensure diverse vendors involved with the 2020 Republican National...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.

QcityEVENTS

11.15
Charlotte Auto Show
11.15
Handbags, Heels and Horsepower
11.15
Thursday Night Art Workshop: Introduction to Paper Clay
11.15
Southern Christmas Show
11.15
Peppa Pig Live