Qcity Newcomers

Meet local TV meteorologist Tony Sadiku, a Qcity Newcomer

Along with telling stories about the region’s ever-changing weather, Tony Sadiku is a personal trainer who wants to mentor young kids in the community.

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.

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

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

QcityEVENTS

3.23
Women: Movers of The Movement
3.23
Chip and Dip Day @ Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
3.23
Pop-up Village for Ashley Park and Movement School
3.23
Knights Fest
3.23
The Queens of Soul Jazz – Jeanette Harris and Althea Rene