Franklin County officials say 40% of its workforce leaves the county each day to reach their jobs — which is why many employers there hope to attract some of that number to positions closer to home. The county’s Workforce Development Office is hosting  a Career and Resource Fair from 1:00 to 4:00 pm Tuesday afternoon in Rocky Mount; more than two dozen employers on hand, largely in hopes of finding more employees who live nearby and may desire shorter commutes. More from WFIR’s Evan Jones:

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