Zoe must choose between George and Wade, each wanting a fast answer. A former resident returns to Bluebell, and Zoe makes a friend with Ruby. Lemon starts to rebuild her life by trying to find a job so she can move to her own apartment.
Rose wants to host a musical extravaganza to compete with a classmate going to a major concert. Zoe helps Rose line up a singer, but when that falls through, they get George to sing. The party is a hit. Lemon is a terrible waitress.
Zoe reads her Alumni magazine and is jealous over a classmate's big achievement. Zoe invites a reporter to see her success in Bluebell, but nothing happens. Ruby is running against Lavon for mayor. George tells Lemon he is going on a date.
Lemon is Lavon's campaign manager against Ruby. Lemon thinks she is pregnant and takes a test kit from the store without paying. Lavon pretends he meant to buy it. It causes a problem for the campaign. Brick and Magnolia fail at housekeeping.
George is sleepwalking, sometimes going to Zoe's place while she is with Wade. The mayor race between Lavon and Ruby is close; AnnaBeth convinces Lavon to pretend date her to win votes with a large voting family. Lemon gets jealous.
Election day and the town is equally split. Lavon's friends scramble to get more votes for him. Meanwhile, Annabeth likes Lavon, Lemon is jealous, and Lavon likes Ruby. Zoe teaches Magnolia to drive in exchange for examining Brick.
Zoe treats the school football star and he develops a crush on Zoe. She tries to brush him off, but town wants her to wait until after the big game. Lemon wants to start a catering business or something. Lavon and Ruby start dating.
Lemon is not happy with Lavon & Ruby's relationship, and Zoe thinks Ruby is not on the up-and-up. George wants to ask out Wade's ex-wife, but Wade is afraid of his finding out about Wade & Zoe's relationship. Brink wants more from Emily.
Bluebell holds a charity auction with the women bidding for the men's picnic baskets. The winning bets are unexpected the winning men do not get the women they expected, and the women do not get the men they expected.
Zoe gives the town Santa the day off, and has to get Crazy Earl to play Santa. Ruby is set to leave town, but Lavon wants her to stay and marry him. George and Tanzi exchange gifts. Zoe tells Wade she wants to date him in public.
Bluebell celebrates Pioneer Day. Lemon wants to cater the event, but Lavon does not want her. Lemon and AnnaBeth work out a plan to cater anyway. Zoe and Wade portray the First Family. Zoe tries to ignore Wade's shortcomings, which upsets Wade.
George's parents visit and do not approve of Tansy as his girlfriend. Wade finds he has to do things that Zoe enjoys even if he doesn't. Brick wants to tell his kids who he is dating. AnnaBeth meets a visitor in town; Lavon is suspicious.
George and Lavon make a strawberry commercial. Wade's band has an out-of-town job and a flu epidemic keeps him away from Bluebell. Lemon and Walt plan to take the next step in their relationship. Zoe deals with the flu epidemic.
Since helping the town battle the flu, Zoe is pleased everyone wants to see her. However, it means less time for Wade. Lavon pursues Annabeth who is uncomfortable because he used to date Lemon. Shelby plans Brick's birthday party.
Wade enters a music contest to win the prize money. Zoe wants George in the band. Lemon and Magnolia spend the day together, until Lemon's boyfriend shows up. AnnaBeth tries to get in Lemon's good grace again. Tom & Wanda get engaged.
Tom & Wanda decide to get married in 2 days. She asks Zoe to be her maid-of-honor, and to keep her mother busy. Lavon and George fight the mayor against a mall being built nearby. Zoe realizes Wade cheated on her. Lemon & Annabeth make up.
Zoe tries to get over Wade cheating on her, but thinks she sees deceit in others. Zoe thinks Max is cheating on Rose and tries to prove it. Lemon continues her quest to break up Brick and Shelby; she asks George to help her.
Lavon promotes Bluebell as a spring break destination. Wade & Lemon compete in a hands-on-boat contest to win money after Wally announces he wants to sell the RammerJammer. Zoe hangs out with Jonah which upsets George. Ruby is back in town.
Tansy is insecure about George's feelings for Zoe, and Zoe develops feelings for George again. Zoe & George are to kiss in the town play, causing problems. Lemon & Wade open their restaurant. Brick hosts Mental Health Day in Bluebell
Tansy moves in with George. Zoe tells George her feelings, but he rebuffs her since he is with Tansy. Tansy's brothers visit. Wade & Lemon each try to change the Rammer Jammer's customer base. Brick has an operation and proposes to Shelby.
Zoe looks for a new boyfriend; Max & Rose set her up with Max's father. Lemon & Wade's restaurant is closed due to code violations; Brick lends them money for the repair. Shelby questions her role with Brick. George & Tansy argue over Zoe.
Tansy leaves George. Zoe is embarrassed she slept with Wade. Zoe decides to fly to New York for a vacation; on the flight, she deals with a medical emergency. Mayor Gainy kidnaps Lavon's alligator. Lemon gets Gloriana to perform at the bar.