The following information was provided by Appalachian Health Care. Restaurants and food stands are inspected four times per year, based on risk frequency, residential care facilities are inspected once per year and public school lunchrooms are inspected four times per year.

Jan. 17

Dollar Mart, located at 209 South Main Street in Jefferson, received an “A” grade and a final score of 97.5. The restaurant received a one-point demerit for improper employee eating, tasting, drinking or tobacco use and a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper reheating procedures. Dollar Mart received a 97 and a 96.5 in its previous two inspections.

Mike’s Community Mart, located at 203 Beaver Creek School Road in West Jefferson, received an “A” grade and a final score of 93. The food stand received a two-point demerit for not having a certified food protection manager on staff, a three-point demerit for unclean food-contact surfaces, a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper hot holding temperatures and a half-point demerit for unmaintained warewashing facilities. Mike’s Community Mart received a 94 and a 95.5 in its previous two inspections.

Jan. 23

Riverside Inc., located at 9253 Old N.C. 16 in Crumpler, received an “A” grade and a final score of 92. The food stand received a two-point demerit for not having a certified food protection manager on-staff, a two-point demerit for mouse droppings, a two-point demerit for unapproved and maintained equipment, a one-point demerit for unmaintained warewashing facilities, a half-point demerit for unmaintained physical facilities and a half-point demerit for not meeting lighting requirements. Riverside Inc. received an 86.5 and a 90 in its previous two inspections.

Jan. 24

Ashe Middle School Cafeteria, located at 255 Northwest Lane in Warrensville, received an “A” grade and a final score of 99. The public school lunchroom received a half-point demerit for improperly stored utensils and a half-point demerit for not meeting ventilation requirements. Ashe Middle School Cafeteria received a 98 and a 99 in its previous two inspections.

J & J’s Place, locate at 136 South Big Horse Creek Road in Lansing, received an “A” grade and a final score of 98.5. The restaurant received a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper reheating procedures. J & J’s Place received a 97 in its previous inspection.

Sweet and Savory Bakery and Deli, located at 6 South Jefferson Avenue in West Jefferson, received an “A grade and a final score of 95. The restaurant received a three-point demerit for improper food separation and protection, a one-point demerit for improper cooling methods used and a one-point demerit for unmaintained physical facilities. Sweet and Savory Bakery and Deli received a 94.5 and a 95 in its previous two inspections.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.