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

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CMS suspends Superintendent Clayton Wilcox

The school district announced Monday that Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is suspended with pay. Chief Engagement Officer/Ombudsman Earnest Winston will serve...

Entertainment

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“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema

The film and discussion series commemorates the 30th anniversary of "Do the Right Thing" and other movies that sparked social...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Michael Floyd works out at the McCrorey YMCA in Charlotte, NC.

‘Real men’ do care for their health; witness these two

On average, men in the U.S. die about five years earlier than women of the same age. Worldwide, that disparity...

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing

Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.

QcityEVENTS

7.16
Dialogue with Dads
7.17
Charlotte Chorale Auditions
7.17
Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
7.18
Premiere Thursdays at the Jazz Room presents… Mac Arnold & Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters
7.19
Tupac vs Biggie Night