Lemon’s banned from the Junior League’s Halloween party, so she seeks guidance from her grandmother. Meanwhile, AnnaBeth faces a possible health crisis and turns to Zoe; and Wade gets himself in hot water by keeping company with women who aren’t single.
Zoe secretly practices medicine in BlueBell again, but then she learns of a problematic clause in her contract. Meanwhile, Lavon tries to lure a minor-league baseball team to town; and Lemon attempts to usurp the leader of the Belles.
In the third-season opener, Zoe returns to Bluebell to obtain a stellar referral from Brick so that she can relocate to New York City. However, Brick insists that she help him find George, and while doing that, she unearths a secret of Lemon’s.
When Zoe decides to take a trip to New York, she is faced with a medical emergency on the plane; George struggles with his relationship woes; Lemon tries to fulfill a promise that Gloriana will perform at the Rammer Jammer.