Two local counties will hold candidate forums Tuesday, ahead of May's primary elections in Tennessee.

In Carter County, candidates for the county commission will introduce themselves to the community at a forum being held in the T.A. Dugger Junior High School auditorium in Elizabethton.  The forum takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sullivan County mayoral candidates will also participate in a forum Tuesday evening, with a meet and greet being held at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The forum features incumbent mayor Steve Godsey, as well as challenger Richard Venable.

The forum is scheduled for 6 p.m., with the meet and greet to follow, on the third floor of the O. Bruton Smith Building at BMS.