3rd District candidate forum held in Pitt County Thursday night

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Voters can learn more about the candidates vying for an empty congressional seat during an event Thursday night.

The Pitt County Farm Bureau Board of Directors is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates Dinner and Forum for candidates running in the 3rd District congressional race.

All 26 candidates hoping to fill the late Congressman Walter Jones' seat have been invited to attend.

The event is free and open to the public. It starts at 6:15 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m. at the Pitt County Agricultural Center in Greenville.