January 29, 1878
William Mark Mauldin is born.
October 5, 1885
Mayme Williams Mauldin is born.
First Coca-Cola served at Jacobs Pharmacy in Atlanta.
Asa Candler acquires the rights to Coca-Cola.
Ben Thomas and Joseph Whitehead acquire the bottling rights for virtually all of the U.S. from Asa Candler and Thomas started the first bottling company in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Luther Snyder starts Charlotte Coca-Cola with J.T. Lupton and Joseph Whitehead.
February 11, 1904
Mark Mauldin and Mayme Williams marry.
November 6, 1904
Frederic Cecil Mauldin is born.
April 1, 1906
Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company begins operations on Elm Street in downtown Rock Hill.
Original Rock Hill Coca-Cola building burns.
March 21, 1908
Margaret Frances Mauldin is born.
November 24, 1908
Mark Mauldin purchases Rock Hill Coca-Cola for $4750.00 from Luther Snyder, Lettie Whitehead and Miss Helen Conkey.
January 1, 1909
Mark Mauldin begins operating Rock Hill Coca-Cola in a building on West Main Street.
Mark Mauldin sells Blacksburg and Gaffney territory to J. W. Allen of Spartanburg for $325.00.
Rock Hill Coca-Cola moves to a new building at the corner of Trade Street and Moore Street.
July 4, 1913
William Mark Mauldin, Jr. is born.
Standardized hoopskirt bottle is introduced.
January 16, 1915
Mary Louise Mauldin is born.
Earnest Woodruff buys the Coca-Cola Company from children of Asa Candler.
Robert Woodruff named President of the Coca-Cola Company.
January 28, 1923
Elizabeth Williams Mauldin is born.
W.M. Mauldin, Jr. graduates from the University of Virginia and begins work in New York.
November 3, 1937
Margaret Mauldin dies.
W.M. (Billy) Mauldin, Jr. begins career with Rock Hill Coca-Cola
December 7, 1941
Rock Hill Coca-Cola moves to new building at 520 York (Cherry Road) Avenue.
October 17, 1945
Mary Mauldin Zimmerman dies.
Mark Mauldin builds beach house at 5000 N. Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach, S.C. This is the family’s third beach house in Myrtle Beach. Previous houses were at 29th and 41st N. Ocean Blvd.
Rock Hill Coca-Cola celebrates 50th Anniversary.
April 16, 1958
William Mark Mauldin dies.
Billy Mauldin named President of Rock Hill Coca-Cola Company.
Tab introduced as company’s first diet drink.
April 26, 1969
Cecil Mauldin dies.
September 13, 1969
Mayme Mauldin dies.
Fred Faircloth, III begins work at Rock Hill Coca-Cola.
South Atlantic Canners opens in Bishopville, S.C.
Diet Coke introduced.
March 7, 1985
Robert Woodruff dies.
New Coke introduced.
The Coca-Cola Company celebrates its 100th Anniversary.
Rock Hill Coca-Cola ceases production in Rock Hill and utilizes its co-op, South Atlantic Canners, for almost all of its product.
Billy Mauldin retires from active employment after 58 years of service.
Chattanooga Coca-Cola, the first bottling company celebrates its 100th Anniversary.
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (Charlotte) celebrates its 100th Anniversary.
March 23, 2002
W.M. (Billy) Mauldin, Jr. dies. He was President of Rock Hill Coca-Cola for 44 years.
June 1, 2002
Rock Hill Coca-Cola moves to new building at 2211 Mauldin Drive after 61 years at 520 N. Cherry Road.
Fred Faircloth, III, named President of Rock Hill Coca-Cola.
April 1, 2006
Rock Hill Coca-Cola celebrates 100th Anniversary.