On Sunday, March 18th, a 24-year-old Rome, Georgia, man went swimming in the Martha’s Falls area. He and his friends attempted to swim across the Little River, but he didn’t make it – his friends saw him go under and fail to resurface. Rangers were notified at approximately 2:20 p.m. Members of Fisher Rescue Squad, Adamsburg Fire Department and Cherokee County Rescue conducted a coordinated recovery effort. Divers from Fisher Rescue recovered his body just before 5 p.m. The incident is under investigation by the National Park Service.