2022 Shad Festival Coloring Contest Winners! Kneeling is (left to right) J’Leon Outlaw, Kindergarten; Jaliyah Dixon, Kindergarten; Isabel Lopez, 1st Grade, Sagira Ward, 1st Grade, Caedynce Grant, 2nd Grade; Emily Lopez, 2nd Grade, Back row standing is Principal Megan Newman, Catie Weir, Pre-K; Kayla Contreras-Ovando, 2nd Grade; Alyssa Wyenandt, 3rd Grade; Da’juan Stevenson, 3rd Grade, …

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Mar 29, 2022

The Grifton Shad Festival is pleased to announce that Brigadier General Debra A. Lovette will be the Grand Marshal of the 2022 Grifton Shad Festival Parade. Brig. Gen. Lovette was born and reared in Lenoir County, just 10 miles outside of Grifton. She attended Contentnea Elementary School and graduated valedictorian in 1990 from North Lenoir …

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Mar 15, 2022

A Fish Worth Fighting For

Grifton gears up for Shad Festival: Fun events next weekend raise funds

The 50th Annual Grifton Shad Festival

Big time in a small town: Grifton's Shad Festival is April 11-14