Carroll County gay man target of suspected arson The GA Voice Editors January 24, 2011 Georgia Staples’ mother, who lives across the street from her son, told WSB she believed the attack was because he is gay: “I can’t believe anyone would have such hatred in their heart as to do somebody like that, especially when they don’t even know him. They don’t know him.” Here’s WSB’s video coverage. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website − five = 4 Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.