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.
Lavon plans a special night for Annabeth that does not work out. Lemon asks her grandmother to get her a date & invitation to a Halloween party. She meets someone she likes. Wade has dates with different women every nights.
Zoe is blissfully happy when she sees how well Joel is adjusting to BlueBell, until she learns the townspeople might have a different opinion of him. Wanting to make things better, Zoe volunteers herself and Joel to chaperone the Go Girl Tween Adventure Camp, but when Joel refuses to go along, she is left to fix the town's perception on her own. After a rough start with Lynly, George is pleasantly surprised when he learns they work well together. Meanwhile, Lavon is desperate to be part of the Gazebos of Alabama calendar, but when a crucial flower mistake jeopardizes ...
Zoe and Joel are ready to find a more permanent place to live and find the perfect place is actually owned by a relative of Zoe's biological father's relatives. After tracking the relative down, however, Zoe is unsure whether she is ready to face her extended family. Due to the success Lemon and Wade have had with the Rammer Jammer, Lemon receives an offer that she may not be able to refuse. AnnaBeth seems eager for Lavon to go out of town, causing him to wonder what she is up to. Meanwhile, George and Lynly's connection continues to grow, but George is still ...
Zoe beings to grow leery of how much time Joel and Wade hang out, especially when it begins to interfere with Joel's writing. Ready to blame it all on Wade, Zoe does her best to entice Joel back into writing. Lavon is using the excuse of coaching his track team to avoid talking to AnnaBeth. Meanwhile, Lemon encourages Brick to start dating again, and George and Lynly discuss whether they want to talk to Lavon about their feelings for each other.
Joel's grandmother visits for an early Hanukkah party and tells Zoe to invite her relatives. Zoe manages to get her uncle to attend. Brick learns he is not the father of Shelby's child. Wade has a toothache. Vivian & Zoe become friends.