Rock Hill Coca-Cola Blog

Coke bottle whirling diversion

Coke Bottle Whirling Diversion

With weather in Rock Hill warming up for good this year (we hope!), many people have started looking for any reason to be outside. Spring flowers do a great job decorating the yards, but what to do between the first blooms of the season and the lush growth of summer? Focus your attention on a […]

1920s The Pause that Refreshes

Rock Hill Coca-Cola in the 1920s, part 2

A Robbery Foiled An anecdote in the Coca-Cola Bottler told how “a streak of luck was brought by the forgetfulness of Mr. W. M. Mauldin, manager of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Rock Hill, South Carolina. It saved him the loss of a large sum of money. Mark had returned to his plant early one […]

April 2018 Events

April 2018 Events in Rock Hill

April showers might bring May flowers, but around Rock Hill, we always want our April to be as rain-free as possible. With so many fun events going on this month, an untimely shower could really put a damper on the good times. Dodge the downbursts and check out these four events happening in April 2018 […]

Coke bottle cloche

Protect Your Plants with a Coke Bottle Cloche

As usual, spring weather in Rock Hill has been a little bit all over the place. Folks who put in vegetable gardens are usually anxious to gets plants in the ground as early as possible, but with temperatures swinging wildly and the ever-present danger of a late frost zapping the tender seedlings, most people are […]

Coca-Cola bacon

Makin’ Coca-Cola Bacon

Coca-Cola and bacon: two of the best things in the whole wide world, right? So what happens when you combine them? You get a caramelized piece of deliciousness that might just change the way you think about bacon. Try this Coca-Cola bacon by itself, on a sandwich, or crumbled over a salad. Ingredients and Equipment […]

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Rock Hill Coca-Cola in the 1920s, part 1

1920s Brought Change The 1920s brought change to The Coca-Cola Company, Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company and to the Mauldin family. The number of bottlers increased in numbers from two in 1900 to approximately 1000 in 1920. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes handed down the decision of the Supreme Court that upheld trademark violations for the Coca-Cola […]

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March 2018 Events in Rock Hill

You usually hear that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. March 2018 in Rock Hill is just the opposite, at least when it comes to events in the community. A quiet opening to March will give way to a spring storm of activity later in the month. As long as […]

plastic cap bugs

Bug Out with Plastic Cap Bugs

Spring could be just around the corner in Rock Hill, but you never know. We’d all love to get out and about in the next couple of weeks, but winter could still yet raise its cold head and blast York County with more frosty weather. So how can we keep our spirits up as we […]

Team USA cupcakes made with Sprite

Team USA Cupcakes made with Sprite

The Olympics are well underway, and Coca-Cola has been a proud sponsor of all the competitions going on in Pyeongchang this winter. Here at Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company, we’ve been avidly watching all the events, cheering on Team USA. Of course we want gold! What better way to root for the Red, White, and […]

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Rock Hill Coca-Cola in the 1910s, part 2

Previously Last month our look at the history of the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company ended with William Mark Mauldin purchasing a truck for the operations and then crashing that truck into a horse watering trough. That’s some pretty exciting stuff for 1917. The episode would turn out to be in Mauldin’s favor, though. Good […]