According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dr. Zoe Hart is expanding her social circle, as Girlfriends alum Golden Brooks has joined Hart of Dixie in a recurring role. Brooks will be playing Ruby, a former BlueBell resident that comes back home after extended time in the city. Upon her return, she befriends the good doctor thanks to their time outside the BlueBell bubble, but it's not all peaches and cream quite yet. Ruby has a history with Lavon and Lemon going back to high school and you just know the rumor mill will be working overtime once she comes back to town.
It'll be a nice dynamic shifter, giving Zoe a girlfriend that understands about her journey and can entertain her thoughts of the bright city lights whenever she gets homesick. George's time in the city gave him a connection to Zoe