May 28, 2012
Who knew Michael Oher was a big NASCAR fan? Oher, a starting offensive tackle for the Ravens, was a pre-race guest at the Coca-Cola600 in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, according to thatsracin.com . Also on hand were super model and actress Brooklyn Decker, and country star Darius Rucker (Hootie and the Blowfish), the website reported. Oher was joined at the race by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, the Memphis, Tenn., couple who took him in, as seen in "The Blind Side.
January 31, 2012
Ocean City is sending Pepsi packing. Come spring, Coca-Cola will be the official soft drink of the Maryland resort town. Officials entered into a five-year exclusive agreement with the beverage company, guaranteeing that only Coke products will be served at town-owned properties and town-operated events. Obviously, you can still purchase Pepsi in Ocean City, but you won't be able to get it at some of the city's signature events, like SunFest. As part of the contract, which takes effect April 2, Ocean City receives a $65,000 cash payment, commission on product sales, advertising and marketing support and, of course, free soft drinks. The contract also designates Coca-Cola as the "official soft drink of Ocean City.
July 1, 2011
Investigators identified Friday the employee killed at the Coca-Cola bottling plant in East Baltimore. Joshua Cunningham, a contract worker, died Wednesday when a trailer fell on him, officials said. The Chase resident was 28. The accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Kresson St., near East Monument Street and Pulaski Highway, said Chief Kevin Cartwright, a fire spokesman. A jack that had been moved under the front of the trailer gave way, said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
June 29, 2011
A person was killed this morning when a trailer fell at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in East Baltimore, according to a statement from the city Fire Department. Few details were immediately available. Chief Kevin Cartwright, a fire spokesman, said the accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. at the plant in the 700 block of Kresson St., near East Monument Street and Pulaski Highway. The identity of the worker and other details, such as age and gender, have not yet been released. Cartwright said the victim was a vender contracted to work at the plant.
May 17, 2011
Jessica Long can imagine her response the first time she sees her face on a national soft drink display in the supermarket. "I'm pretty sure I'll scream and say, 'This is me!' " said Long, 19, the seven-time Paralympics swimming gold medalist from Middle River. "To see myself on a can of Coke will be exciting. " One of eight U.S. athletes chosen by Coca-Cola for a high-profile ad campaign to highlight the 2012 London Olympics, Long spent Tuesday at a pool in a fitness center in Concord, Mass., splashing and smiling for photographers.
June 29, 2010
Dorothy Charron from St. Augustine, Fla., was looking for recipe from many years ago for a moist chocolate cake that had coca cola as an ingredient. Theodora Capezio from Monkton sent in a recipe for making a Coca-Cola Cake that she said she cut from a newspaper a long time ago. She said her young family, with six sons, always enjoyed this cake. Her original recipe called for the use of oleo, which was what margarine was called when it was first introduced. That gives some idea of what era this recipe dates from.