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Rock Hill Coca-Cola at the Turn of the 20th Century

Our look at the fascinating history of the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company continues this month with a brief recap of the men and events that led to the company’s existence. The bottling of Coca-Cola in the Rock Hill area closely follows the rise of the Coca-Cola Company to a world-wide concern. We then move […]

Merry Christmas from Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company

December 2017 Events in Rock Hill

December is here and that means it’s time to rev up the Christmas cheer! We’ve all been getting ready for the season, dashing from shop to shop and checking all the lists (and, of course, checking them twice). With all that running around, it’s easy to lose ourselves in the holiday hustle and bustle. We […]

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Make It Snow with Coke Bottle Snowflakes

Sure everyone’s dreaming of a white Christmas, but in Rock Hill, what are the odds? Snow seldom comes, even if everyone is wishing with all their heart. So what to do then? If the snow won’t come to Rock Hill, we’ll just have to make some snowflakes of our own! Using the plastic bottles that […]

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Cheddar and Herb Biscuits Using Sprite

  Nothing rounds out a family meal quite like a savory bread. From garlic bread to buttery rolls, everyone loves a warm basket of baked goodness. These Cheddar and Herb Biscuits will definitely fit the bill and will make a delicious addition to just about any main course. The Sprite will lift these biscuits, making […]

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Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Co.’s 1916 Contract

  This month’s featured history is the 1916 contract with the Coca-Cola Company. William Mark Mauldin had purchased the Rock Hill Coca-Cola territory from Luther Snyder eight years prior to this contract. It is Mauldin’s first formal contract with Coca-Cola. 1916 Contract Text of the Contract The contract reads: BOTTLER’S CONTRACT (INDIVIDUAL) THIS AGREEMENT, Made and entered […]

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7 Tips for the Best Thanksgiving Gathering

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the big turkey day can be a little overwhelming. While we like to pause on at least one day to be thankful for all that is good in our lives, often that one day is hectic and stressful, making us feel anything but thankful. A busy house full […]

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A New Warehouse Facility for Rock Hill Coke

As the holiday season gets into full swing, Coca-Cola consumption rises dramatically. Family gatherings, office parties, school and church functions…everyone will be serving Coca-Cola products. More demand from consumers means more demand from stores. And this year, Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company is enjoying the benefit of an expanded warehouse facility. More space means much […]

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6 Tips for a Successful Halloween Night

Halloween night is just around the corner, and the little ghosts and ghoulies will soon be making the rounds in Rock Hill. Masks will be donned, costumes assembled, and big bags gathered to haul all the candy loot. Not everyone can make the neighborhood trek from door to door trick-or-treating; someone needs to stay at […]

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A Territory Request from William Mark Mauldin

Rock Hill Coca-Cola Requests Permission to Deliver Today we continue our look at documents from the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company history. The following letter is dated February 25, 1913. In it William Mark Mauldin of Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company writes to Charles Rainwater of the Coca-Cola Company requesting permission to deliver Coca-Cola to […]

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Make Spooky Halloween Treats with Coke Products

The Halloween season calls for creativity. All around Rock Hill, costumed kiddos will be clamoring for Tricks…but mostly Treats. How to create a scene that is just the right balance of fun and spooky? Decorations need to seem mildly creepy, but still whimsical for the young ones. Costumes can easily tip the scales of overly […]