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December 2016 Happenings

The holiday season has surrounded the area around the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company with so many special events that we hardly know what to do with ourselves. The next few days are chock-full of Christmas activities and shows. If you’re needing a break from all your Christmas decorating or shopping, check out one of […]

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Asa Candler Built the Coca-Cola Brand

Asa Candler In 1891 Atlanta businessman Asa Candler would become the Coca-Cola Corporation’s first president and the first to bring real vision to the business and the brand. Candler was a business tycoon who transformed his investment into a world-wide business. He began his business career as a drugstore owner in Atlanta, witnessed the popularity […]

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Five Ways to Get into the Christmas Spirit

December is in full swing and with it one of the busiest times of year for a lot of folks. There’s plenty going on for everyone in and around Rock Hill, with people hustling and bustling and trying to get a thousand things all done at the same time. With all the activity that typically […]

Holiday Punch using Sprite

Holiday Punch with Sprite

The Rock Hill area is alive with Christmas parties, family get-togethers, and myriad other holiday festivities. With so many folks gathering to celebrate, you’ll need a crowd-pleasing punch to keep the holiday cheer going. This family-friendly punch recipe uses Sprite for a splash of sweet citrus and a fun, fizzy finish. With a super-simple ingredient […]

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Winthrop University Homecoming 2016

A week’s worth of Winthrop University Homecoming 2016 celebrations will come to a head on Saturday, November 12th as Winthrop University hosts a day of tailgating, sports, and a step show. The many traditional activities will begin at 9 a.m. and will continue throughout the day.   Tailgating and Volleyball Events around the Coliseum will […]

Vanilla Coke Float Cake

Vanilla Coke Float Cake

Need a dessert that is easy, impressive, and slightly nostalgic? This super-simple Vanilla Coke Float Cake uses a pound cake mix and Vanilla Coke for a scrumptious dessert sure to please a crowd anywhere. Ingredients Cake: 1 box pound cake mix (+ any ingredients for the mix) 1 bottle Vanilla Coke ½ tsp vanilla extract […]

Orange Fanta Hot Wings

Orange Fanta Hot Wings

Tailgating season is fully upon us, and that means we need tailgating food. Crispy with a zippy orange sauce, these Orange Fanta Hot Wings are sure to be a touchdown at your next football bash. The recipe here is for two dozen wings, but can easily be scaled up for bigger crowds. Ingredients Wings: 2 dozen chicken […]

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Coca-Cola Gets Its Name and Its Look

Coca-Cola’s Name Frank Robinson had moved to Atlanta in hopes of starting an advertising business. He invested in Pemberton Chemical Company Incorporated. Although his position in the company was as the bookkeeper, Robinson recognized the possibility of a successful financial future for Pemberton’s drink. He felt the success would be based on proper advertising. Robinson […]

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Coca-Cola Begins

To understand how successful Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company has become, we must start at the beginning of this phenomenal beverage’s history. Coca-Cola began in Atlanta, Georgia in 1886. John Stith Pemberton, a young pharmacist and chemist, invented Coca-Cola. Pemberton fought for the Confederacy and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the 3rd […]