The former Texan wanted to be closer to her parents. A visit to Charlotte sealed the deal.
Meet Lydia Wilson, a Qcity Newcomer
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.