Lemon laws no shield for unwise purchases

By Master Sgt. Jeannie Carroway: 27th SOW Judge Advocate Office Consumers should be made aware of the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Quality Assurance Act or “Lemon Law” when purchasing new or used vehicles. Some of the consumer benefits from the law require the manufacturer or dealership of new purchases to repair all defects to the […]

Sorority, floral shop support foundation

PNT Staff Zeta Tau Alpha sorority is set to help Hestands Floral and Gifts deliver purchases on Valentine’s Day. The fee for each delivery the sorority makes is earmarked for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Information: Michele at 356-6951

Be wary of what purchases support

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist Lenin — or was it Marx or Stalin? — is said to have observed that “The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.” This means people who are in business aren’t political philosophers but have an obligation to make their firms prosper. Thus […]

College business major purchases local fitness center

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By Mickey Winfield: PNT Staff Writer Eastern New Mexico University senior Justin Johnson is starting a local business, while wrapping up his education. Johnson, originally from Raton, is the owner of Fitness and More, a gym on the downtown square in Portales. He opened up the newly renovated sweat box in early December. Several years […]