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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some Pineville restaurants have been issued their alcohol license and have begun serving drinks.

Outlaws Barbecue is one of eight applicants to receive this "restaurant only" alcohol license. 

Mayor Clarence Fields said he expects to see an upswing at those businesses as well as at other restaurants in the city.

He also says some other well-known restaurants are showing interest in Pineville, since the ordinance was passed.

"I can tell you for a fact, we know there are three or four chains that are looking, that are not currently in the city of Pineville. They are looking inside the city limits of Pineville," said Mayor Fields.

The alcohol sales ordinance was passed in November 2013.

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