The fourth-season opener finds Zoe thrilled about Wade's decision to remain in town, but he's oblivious to her romantic gestures. Meanwhile, Brick gets an unexpected visit from someone from his past; and George and Lavon become rivals for Lemon's affection.
In the Season 4 finale, Zoe makes a monumental decision, and Wade tries to fulfill her wishes before their baby arrives. Meanwhile, Lavon feels awful about misleading Lemon and tries to repair things; and George and Annabeth are faced with a big choice.
Annabeth has a dream about Bluebell's founder prophesizing the end of BlueBell, and Crickett spreads the details about it all over town. Meanwhile, Zoe and Wade discover they have contrasting views on marriage; and George receives a life-altering offer.
Zoe and Wade seek an heirloom for their child. Meanwhile, Brick's birthday gets forgotten, so Lavon and Wade try to make it up to him by inviting him on a fishing trip; and George's parents are surprised by the big changes in his life.
Zoe catches Wade flirting with some women and asks him to rein in his overly charming behavior, so he turns to Lavon for guidance. Meanwhile, Lemon is caught off guard by someone from her past; and George and Annabeth struggle to find a new experience.
Zoe and Wade learn their baby's sex and worry they're unprepared for parenthood. Meanwhile, BlueBell must partner with a rival town in order to host a championship football game; and Brick is rattled by a shock from his past.
Zoe and Wade decide they need to earn more money in preparation for the baby, prompting Wade to try to lure more customers to the Rammer Jammer with a special musical performance. Elsewhere, Lemon and Lavon run into one another at the Singles Hoedown.
Shelby gets sick prior to BlueBell's talent show, and the cause of her illness becomes a mystery to solve, especially since her fellow contestants were intimidated by her participation. Meanwhile, Zoe and Wade struggle to hide their romance.
Zoe and Wade make progress with their renewed romance. Meanwhile, Lemon tries to relive her teenage years by gathering her pals and crashing the lake house owned by George's folks; and George and Lavon make huge decisions about their love lives.
Wade seeks advice from Lemon regarding his romance with Zoe. Meanwhile, Zoe concentrates on work; Brick and Lemon try to hide the truth about their love lives from Grandma Bettie; and Lavon and George reluctantly join forces to uncover dirt on Henry.