Cary was featured in National Geographic Magazine's June issue, as part of the ZipUSA feature for Zip code 27513. Now, in addition to being known nationwide for its control by SAS, its look-alike subdivisions, and its Yankees, it is known worldwide for the magazine's description of housewives who get drunk and play bunco while wearing tiaras. According to the photographer's journal online, they also got a bit grabby for married ladies. See F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.