County commissioners discuss parenting classes for inmates
Dougherty County commissioners discussed the possibility of mandated parenting classes for those incarcerated in Dougherty County.
Commissioner Gloria Gaines brought up the issue with state representatives as a way to help solve cases of poor parenting.
However, Representative Ed Rynders feels it is best left as a local issue instead of a government issue.
"If someone's got a concern like they said today in Dougherty County about parenting, I suggest you engage the churches and other civic organizations instead of always looking at the state and federal government to be a money source to those kinds of problems," says Rynders.
Representative Carol Fullerton spoke with commissioner Gains after the meeting about ways to get the community involved.