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