Free Coca-Cola is available today at a handful of Chattanooga locations as Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company marks 115 years to the day of existing in the Scenic City.
At a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for Coke's new $62 million-dollar regional distribution center at the old Olan Mills site off W. Shepard Road, Chattanooga division vice president Darren Hodges announced that Chattanooga Coke is giving away Coca-Cola products at area Wal-Mart and Bi-Lo stores, in addition to Hamilton Place and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport.
The first 115 customers to Wal-Mart and Bi-Lo stores received free Cokes starting at 1:15 p.m.
Between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., free Cokes were given to folks at the airport.
Starting at 2 p.m., Coke United is giving Cokes to customers at Hamilton Place Mall. Freebies will be available there until 7 p.m. today.
Alex Green joined the Times Free Press staff full-time in January 2014 after completing the paper's six-month, general assignment reporter internship. Alex grew up in Dayton, Tenn., which is also where he studied journalism at Bryan College. He graduated from Rhea County High School in 2008. During college, Alex covered the city of Graysville and the town of Spring City for The Herald-News. As editor-in-chief of Bryan College's student news group, Triangle, Alex reported on ...