Charlottesville native manages Ft. Myers
Former local William "Billy" Mitchell has been hired as the first full-time city manager for Ft. Myers, Florida. Mitchell, who graduated from Burley High School in 1966, worked as assistant city manager in Charlottesville before taking municipal positions in Chesapeake and Newport News. He has a B.S. from Tennessee State, and a master's in public administration from UVA. His wife, Camilla, is also a native who graduated from Lane High in 1968, according Mitchell's classmate, Bonnie Johnson.