Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett back at work

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett back at work

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - After being sidelined with pneumonia, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is back at work.

The mayor said Monday he has returned to his post for a just a few hours per day as he continues to recover.

Mayor Burchett was hospitalized in late November with pneumonia. The mayor said it was the second time he's had the illness.

The mayor told 6 News his lungs were clear, but expects it to be a week or so until he is back to normal.

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