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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 […]

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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 […]

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Make Coca-Cola Hot Wings for the Big Game

The big game is only a few days away. If you’re planning a party to watch the gridiron giants throw down in Minnesota, you’re going to need some game day snacks. A pile of wings covered in a sweet and spicy Coca-Cola Hot Sauce is just the ticket to keep all your football fans happy […]

February 2018 events

February 2018 Events in Rock Hill

York County and the surrounding communities are stuck in the middle of winter, but there are more than enough exciting events happening in February to keep everyone warm and happy. Check out these five activities to shake off the winter blues. Red Planet Rising On February 1st the Museum of York County’s Settlemyre Planetarium will […]

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Make a Coke Bottle Bird Feeder

The latest round of winter weather and frigid temperatures reminds us that we need to take care of our fine feathered friends during the cold months of the year. When temperatures sink, birds need a lot more food to keep themselves warm. Save up your empty Coca-Cola product bottles to make this fun and useful bird […]

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Rock Hill Coca-Cola in the 1910s

Fires and New Buildings for Rock Hill Coca-Cola In 1909 the first convention of bottling plant owners and managers was held in Atlanta. There were nearly 400 Coca-Cola Bottling plants operating. In 1910 fire destroyed the Rock Hill Plant, and the company temporarily moved to Elks Alley. This was the second time the plant was […]

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Cleaning Empty Bottles for Projects

In the coming year, Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company will be bringing you several DIY projects using your empty bottles. We know that you’re saving all your Coke, Sprite, Barq’s, Fanta, Diet Coke, Dr Pepper, and Mello Yello bottles. At the very least, we hope that you’re recycling, but you’ll see loads of projects for […]