Watauga's Republican and Democrat Parties conventions are coming up.

The Watauga County Republican Party will hold its precinct meetings and convention on Saturday, March 7, at the Watauga County Courthouse at 842 W. King St. The precinct meetings take place at 9:30 a.m., followed by the full convention at 10 a.m. Full details on the event can be found online at Watauga.NC.gop.

The Watauga County Democratic Party Convention takes place Saturday, March 28, also at the Watauga County Courthouse . The Convention begins at 12 pm with a potluck luncheon and the program begins at 1 p.m. The 17 Watauga County Democratic Party precinct meetings start February 12. For more information visit WataugaDems.com.