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easy apple dumplings

Quick and Easy Apple Dumplings

Thanksgiving week 2018 is upon us, kicking off the holiday season that will last for the next several weeks. With all of the meal plans being made for the big Thursday, most cooks will have a lot on their plates, literally and figuratively. One of the mainstays of the traditional Thanksgiving meal is the all-American […]

November 2018

Events around Rock Hill in November 2018, part 2

November 2018 is chock-full of fun family events around the Rock Hill area. Last month we let you know everything that was going on in the community served by the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company during the first half of the month. Now take a look at all the holiday events taking place even before […]

November 2018 Events

November 2018 Events around Rock Hill, part 1

As the Rock Hill community hangs up the Halloween costumes for the year and falls into November, the autumn event season gets into full swing. With a month chock-full of fun events around Rock Hill, one post won’t be enough to tell you about them all. Read on for details about the first two weeks […]

Feed the Monster Game

Make a Feed the Monster Game

With Halloween close upon us once again, many parents and teachers are wondering how to keep their little ghouls and goblins busy when they aren’t out trick-or-treating. Perhaps a Feed the Monster Game will help occupy the little ones from more mischief and might even reduce the amount of Halloween candy that ends up in […]

garlic and ginger chicken

Slow-Cooker Garlic and Ginger Chicken

The autumn season is in full swing and everyone’s lives are getting busier and busier. With whole households flitting from event to event and activity to activity, assembling a hot and satisfying supper can be a real trick. Every over-booked home chef will love this easy to cook Garlic and Ginger Chicken. Simply dump everything […]

Rock Hill Coke employees

Rock Hill Coke: The Employees

A Long History of Loyal Employees During its hundred-year history many wonderful and unique individuals served as loyal employees of the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company. It was not unusual to have employees serving faithfully for over 40 years. The first employee was Red Kimbrell. Red served as a delivery boy and had numerous other […]

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Rock Hill Coca-Cola’s First 100 Years

This timeline neatly summarizes the events that shaped Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company’s first 100 years. 1880s January 29, 1878 William Mark Mauldin is born. October 5, 1885 Mayme Williams Mauldin is born. 1886 First Coca-Cola served at Jacobs Pharmacy in Atlanta. 1888 Asa Candler acquires the rights to Coca-Cola. 1890s 1899 Ben Thomas and […]

Rock Hill 21st Century

Rock Hill Coke in the 21st Century

Dramatic Changes in the 21st Century The Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company experienced dramatic changes in the early years of the new century. In 2001 plans were finalized to build a new plant on a nine-acre spot in the newly developed 100- acre Aspen Commerce Park. The company needed more room for the 35 employees […]

Coke burgers

Grill Up Some Coke Burgers

Summer might be sizzling to an end, but cookout season is still going strong. As autumn rolls in to Rock Hill, backyard grilling parties and tailgate gatherings are just getting started in earnest. The next time you need to feed a crowd of hungry footballers, mix up some of these delicious Coke Burgers. The Coke […]

1990s Coke ad

Rock Hill Coke in the 1990s

New Products and New Markets in the 1990s PowerAde, Dasani bottled water, and Fruitopia were introduced by the Coca-Cola Company in the 1990s. Political and economic changes opened vast markets that were closed or underdeveloped for decades. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Coca-Cola Company invested heavily to build plants in Eastern Europe. […]